- preventing breast cancer
- lowering risk in developing multiple sclerosis
- preventing other kinds of cancers including: colon, prostate, ovarian, pancreas, kidney
- preventing diseases including: heart disease, Alzheimer's, diabetes, arthritis, etc.
Also, the sunscreen we slather on our skin limits the UV absorption by our skin.
What to do?
- eat foods high in vitamin D (salmon, tuna, eggs, fortified milk)
- supplement with a high-quality multivitamin, high-quality calcium, high-quality fish oil
- go outside without sunscreen, for very brief times. Do not get sunburned - NEVER between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
- use a high-quality sunscreen product for days at the beach, the pool, or working outside for extended periods of time. Don't forget to protect your lips too.
partially sourced from "Packing a Punch", Daily Herald, Monday June 25, 2007