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Sunlight & Disease Prevention


Yes, sunshine is a good thing when taken in moderation. Vitamin D is produced by your skin in response to exposure to ultraviolet radiation from natural sunlight. Five minutes a day is all it takes to prevent numerous diseases, such as:

  • Osteoporosis is commonly caused by a lack of vitamin D.
  • Rickets, a bone-wasting disease.
  • Insulin production impairment exacerbating Type 2 diabetes.
  • Obese people need twice as much vitamin D due to impairment of utilization.
  • Seasonal Affective Disorder is caused by a melatonin imbalance initiated by lack of exposure to the sun.
  • Chronic vitamin D deficiency is often misdiagnosed as fibromyalgia because its symptoms are so similar: muscle weakness, aches and pains.
  • Vitamin D prevents prostate cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, depression, colon cancer and schizophrenia.
  • Infants who receive vitamin D supplementation (2,000 units daily) have an 80% reduced risk of developing Type 1 diabetes over the next 20 years.

Source: Natural-health-restored.com

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