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5 Health Benefits of Sun Exposure That Have Nothing to do With Vitamin D

The benefits of sun exposure go far beyond vitamin D production. Here are six ways the sun's rays can boost your health.

6 Foods That Boost Skin’s Natural “Sun Block”

Scientific tests show that high-antioxidant foods can bolster resistance to damage from the ultraviolet light that promotes sunburn, wrinkles and skin cancer.

5 Ingredients You Must Avoid When Choosing a Sunscreen

Between toxic ingredients and robbing you of vitamin D, many products on the market designed to protect from the sun can actually be hazardous to your health.

SAD Gotcha Down? Here are 3 Effective Natural Treatments For Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal Affective Disorder is a common cause of depression in the winter months. Check out our natural treatments and tips for a joyful winter season.

The Surprising Way to Reduce Heart Attack Risk and Early Death

Sun exposure may do more than get you a tan - it may reduce your risk of having a heart attack or early death.

How Much Vitamin D Does the Sun Really Produce?

Some experts say that brief sun exposure supplies all the vitamin D one needs. However, there's never been a study of how much vitamin D sun exposure generates.

Vitamin D Shown to Lower All-Cause Mortality by Nearly 30%

New research indicates that healthy vitamin D levels may reduce the risk of all-cause mortality by a staggering 29%.

Protect Yourself Against Heat Stroke

The exhaustion and illness of too much heat is not to be underestimated. It can lead to heat stroke, and interferes with normal internal function.

Vitamin D From Sun Exposure May Prevent Stroke

New research shows that vitamin D from sun exposure may prevent strokes.

A Natural Alternative to Sunscreen?

A growing number of experts believe that our lack of sun exposure and excessive use of sunscreens are to blame for the vitamin D deficiency epidemic.