Healthy TV Episode 084
How Much Sun Do I Need?
For the past 30 years we have consistently sold the message ‘Sun = Bad’ and that less sun = better health.
We’re told to cover up, lather up with sunscreen and avoid the sun if we want to protect ourselves from cancer.
A recent 20-year study following 29,518 women has called this into question. The research – based in Sweden – found that the women avoiding sun exposure were twice as likely to die from ‘all causes,’ as compared to women who didn’t practice sun-avoidance.