Oh Mr. Sun, Sun…

“We all know the rules, drummed into us by cancer charities every summer: stay out of the sun in the middle of the day, slap on high-factor sunscreen and don’t overdo the sunbathing.

But according to a study by U.S. scientists published last week, in countries with ‘low solar intensity’ – such as Canada and the UK – ‘the current policy of sun avoidance is creating probable harm for the general population’.

Furthermore, the time we’re meant to avoid the sun – between 11am and 3pm – is precisely when the skin can best synthesise vitamin D in our bodies…”

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-3168642/Could-daily-nine-minute-stroll-sun-transform-health.html


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