Sun ExposureMost of us are aware about the fact that sun exposure may have both good and bad effects to our health. Though some people mistakenly believe that sun exposure is linked to nothing else but danger, increased risks of skin cancer and other types of cancer, this idea is actually not true. Sure, staying on sun for hours, especially in between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. can lead not only to serious skin burns, but also to very bad health effects. At the same time, some regular moderate sunlight exposure is even essential for our health since this is the only way for our body to get vitamin D necessary for our normal health and development. Just recently it was reported that moderate sun exposure is linked to reduced risks of arthritis and arthritis related health conditions (see the related article here). The effects of sunlight on our health are being studied by many scientific groups and expert teams around the world. Read the rest of this entry »