The dreaded ‘man’ flu has taken hold of my husband, but no need to send flowers, he will be ok Sitting in some nice warm sun always helps. This got me thinking about Vitamin D and safe sun exposure.
There is no argument about the importance that Vitamin D has to our health and that the best place to get it is from UVB rays (the ones that burn you).
But with all the Slip-Slop-Slapping, Vitamin D deficiencies are increasing as you would expect, but so is skin cancer.
Is ‘Slip-Slop-Slapping’ doing more harm than good?
As you would expect this topic is dividing the medical gurus.
The list of health issues that Vitamin D helps prevent includes 16 different forms of cancer, heart disease, cold and flu, eczema, psoriasis, insomnia, osteoporosis, infertility, diabetes 1 and 2, depression, and Alzheimer’s. I could keep going but you get the point.
It flies in the face of conventional thinking, but the best way to get natural vitamin D is exposing some bare skin to direct sun.
To ensure that your time in the sun is not wasted here a few tips:
This is a hot topic (no pun intended) so I would love to hear your thoughts by commenting here.
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I *used* to think that someone who runs a skincare company isn’t meant to get massive breakouts. I felt super self-conscious of my skin. It felt like everyone I bumped into was staring at my blemishes thinking “Gosh, her skin is shocking”. But you know what? I’ve changed my mind.
Unfortunately we can’t control the damage caused by external aggressors (like wind, UV rays and pollution), but we can make conscious choices about the products we choose to slather on our strands. Here are just a few reasons why making the switch to natural might be the best treat you can give your cheesed-off tresses – and your conscience.