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Tomatoes, produce melanin

Tomatoes, produce melanin



Tomatoes are the main source of lycopene, an antioxidant which, together with beta-carotene, of which this fruit is rich and provides a ‘perfect tan. The key thing is that the beta-carotene stimulates the production of melanin keeping skin young.

A curious thing is that lycopene is more active during a short cooking time, so for a good tan it should be used as a sauce.

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