Tag: sun

Are you suffering from mal-illumination?

Are you suffering from mal-illumination? Many years ago, playing out in the sun was something we never thought much about.  Children would play outdoors with other children until they were called in by their parents. Beach going was done with little or no sun block and working outdoors was something many of us just did. Over the years, we have learned that sun exposure like what we did years ago may have a side effect; skin cancer.   As our generation has gotten older, visiting and being checked by a dermatologist has become a right of passage as many of us Read More »

Vitamin D deficiency and you; more people are deficient than previously thought says a new study.

Vitamin D deficiency and you; more people are deficient than previously thought says a new study. Vitamin D is naturally produced by the body when we are in the sun but is it enough, especially now as most of us have been told to avoid extreme exposure to the sun and use sunscreens. For many years, milk has been fortified with vitamin D but it still may not be enough. “Vitamin D provides us with some pretty essential things that manage our health, such as regulation of calcium, phosphorus absorption, strengthening of our bones and teeth, and even bolstering of Read More »