It’s almost that time of the year again, the time to achieve that perfect bronze glow. If you are planning to go to the beach or just lounge in your backyard here are some known foods to help you achieve that perfect shade of bronze. Say no to harmful tanning beds, leave the self tanner at home and spend lest time baking under the sun with this healthy, delicious and fast tanning foods.
Beta carotene found in carrots are known to enhance pigments in the body. This can help you get a more even tan. Besides its tanning benefit, it is great for the heart and eye health.
Sweet Potatoes – Sweet potatoes are a great anti inflammatory and antibacterial properties It is known to stabilize glucose levels. Sweet potatoes increase your tanning abilities because of its high content of Vitamin A.
Kale is a definite food to take for tanning. It is packed full of vitamin and minerals. It is also known to help with weight loss and fight cancer. Like carrots Kale is full of beta carotene. This is one super food that can keep you healthy, in shape and golden brown.
This tropical fruit is perfect for the summer and perfect for tanning. It is packed full of vitamins and minerals to keep you healthy and glowing throughout the season. Mangoes also lower cholesterol, alkalize the body, fight cancer and clears the skin.
Eggs are full of vitamin and minerals essential to our daily intake. Its high vitamin content will surely help you tan faster! While helping you bake under the sun it is also improving your eyesight and fighting heart disease. Yay Eggs!
This citrus fruit that contains a lot of vitamin A, which are known to increase melanin production in the body. Melanin is a substance in our body that affects the brown and yellow color of our skin and hair. So more melanin faster tanning!
Hazelnuts are packed full of vitamin E. We all know that vitamin E is essential to having glowing and healthy bronze skin for the summer. Hazelnuts also have cancer fighting properties and improves joint and bone health.
Another food packed with Beta carotene, carotenoids and vitamin C is butternut squash. This yummy fruit is great for the skin and the bones. Butternut squash is great for pies and savory side dishes.
Ketchup contain beta carotene and lycopene that can help darken the skin. We don’t recommend chugging down a bottle of ketchup though. Adding a little ketchup to your meals can help with your tan and removing harmful free radicals in the body.
Cottage cheese is full of vitamins and minerals that can improve tanning time and overall health. This type of cheese contains high amounts of calcium, vitamin and protein.