Summer means sunshine, beach and tanning. But unfortunately, we are not equal when it comes to tanning. However, there are some foods that can get you a better and longer tan.
First, you should understand how do you tan. We get our skin color from a pigment called melanin. The concentration of melanin determined the color of your skin (i.e. fair skin having less, dark skin having more). When our skin is exposed to the sun or artificial rays, our body produces more melanin to protect it from burning. How does food impact that? Well you must know that there is an amino acide called tyrosine that is implied in melanin production. By consuming foods containing this amino acid, you can boost your melanin production. You can find it in: