While the shining sun may be a convenient and free source of Vitamin D, it is not necessarily the safest. The warm sun rays may make you feel good while you’re sunbathing, but they can have long-lasting, sometimes fatal, repercussions.
The fact that UV rays can cause deadly skin cancer is real and we need to be careful when it comes to tanning in the sun.
However, a lot of people look to sunbathing as a source of getting their daily dose of vitamin D. More and more people are suffering from serious vitamin D deficiencies that can have damaging effects on our health. A good vitamin D level is essential for a healthy immune system.
Tanning whether done indoors or out is quite a popular and enjoyable activity. Living in one of the cloudiest parts of the U.S. the amount of outdoor tanning for those of us up in Michigan can be a bit of a rarity. Most of us...