SUNBATH

Sunbathing and tanning often has a bad reputation in our society, but there is increasing evidence that moderate sun exposure to healthy levels is not only safe, but necessary.

The time and duration of exposure is a determining factor in relation to our bodies metabolize sunlight.

While burns and prolonged exposure to the sun can lead to a slight increase in cancer risk, Vitamin D (obtained from sun exposure) has been linked to reducing the risk of many other types of cancers.

BENEFITS AND SUN DAMAGES

DAMAGES:

• Sun tanning
• Burns
• Premature aging
• Freckles
• Wrinkles
• Loss of elasticity
• Waterfalls
• Actinic keratosis
• Queratosis actínica
• Cutaneous cancer

BENEFITS:

• Hot
• Light
• Photosynthesis
• Outdoor environments for physical activity
• Vitamin D production
• Cheerful and positive feelings

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