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Vitamin D Debate

The sun makes us feel good and we all need the sun to survive. Sunlight helps your body produce Vitamin D which is important for developing and protecting strong and healthy teeth and bones. We can also get Vitamin D from certain foods including milk, fish, egg yolks, and fortified cereals.

Recent studies have shown that Vitamin D may also help to protect our bodies from many cancers, such as, colon, prostate, breast, ovarian, pancreatic and digestive track cancers. However sunburn caused by too much exposure to the sun is damaging to your skin.

15 to 20 minutes of unprotected sun exposure, outside of 12pm to 3pm, per day should be sufficient to produce the required vitamin D levels in most people.

What is important is to NEVER burn!