Raise your hand if you didn’t see this coming? Year after year we’ve been preached to how we must wear sun screen like spackle it’s no wonder we’re sickly.
And, this isn’t just about vitamin D…
Even taking the skin-cancer risk fully into account, scientists say that getting a good dose of sunshine is statistically going to make us live longer, healthier and happier lives.
So after so many years of SUN BAD! the course is changing as Big Science admits that sunshine is GOOD FOR YOU – or most of us anyway since there are always exceptions. The article notes
- Lack of sun as bad as smoking
- Older people need more sun
- Sun helps reduce inflammation
- Sun may stop you from getting fat
- Can help kids’ eyesight
- May help you live longer
And just maybe, one of these days, they’ll realize it causes global warming, too, but I don’t think they’re quite ready for that.