Sunblocks May Keep You From Enjoying The Many Benefits Of The Sun's Healthy Rays.
Wearing a sunblock cream on your uncovered skin blocks your body's production of Vitamin D by as much as 97.5 to 99.9%. Vitamin D plays a crucial role in your overall health and well being. This wonderful vitamin is known to:
The Best Way To Get Your Vitamin D is From Natural Sunlight
You can get vitamin D from wholefood sources, yet sunlight is the best way to get Vitamin D.
The reason being that as soon as the sun's ultraviolet rays strike your skin, your body starts producing its own natural vitamin D, which is in a form known as vitamin D3. This form of vitamin D is the precise form your body needs for the proper functioning of your organs and cells.
Your body automatically generates enough of it with no risk of overdose, as your body knows when to stop producing natural vitamin D before it reaches toxic levels.
Sunblock Use To Prevent Sunburn Is Essential.
If you can not avoid exposure to the sun for whatever reason, do use a safe sunblock to protect your skin from sunburn.
Many studies have shown that excess sun exposure that causes sunburn is a major causing factor of melanoma.
Limiting sun exposure, wearing protective clothing, and using a 100% all-natural, sunscreen lotion may reduce the risks of skin cancer and other harmful effects of the sun.
Please note that there have been some studies done which revealed that people who spend more time outdoors without getting sunburn decrease their risk of developing melanoma.
Safe sunlight exposure has also been shown to protect against as many as sixteen types of cancer, including breast, colon, endometrial, esophageal, ovarian, bladder, gallbladder, gastric, pancreatic, prostate, rectal and renal cancers as well as non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
For the benefits I've mentioned, your body needs a bit of unprotected sun exosure. BUT if you can't avoid the following circumstances:
USE a sunblock to help guard against sunburn. Note, don't just use any standard brand you find in the shop shelves.
Commercial Sunblocks Cause More Harm Than Good
Hundreds of sunblocks are toxic to your skin because they contain chemicals .... chemicals which can cause serious health problems and increase your risk to cancer.
The main chemical used in sunblocks to filter out ultraviolet B light is octyl methoxycinnamate (OMC). OMC was found to kill mouse cells even at low doses.
OMC is found in 90 per cent of sunscreen brands.
Another common ultraviolet A filter, butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane, showed toxic properties.
Furthermore, several studies show that the chemicals commonly used in sunscreens are absorbed through the skin and end up circulating in your blood stream.
If Your Sunblock Contains The Below Mentioned Chemicals..... Do Yourself A Favour And Throw It Out.
These chemicals are harmful to your long term health and well being.
Dioxybenzone and oxybenzone are some of the most powerful free radical generators known to man !
If your sunscreen contains dioxybenzone, oxybenzone, or any of the other chemicals, I highly recommend you buy a sunscreen which is safe and healthy for your skin.
I've found that Greenpeople Organic Cosmetics, have sunblocks for babies, children and adults.
They are Free from:
Some Of the Health Promoting Ingredients You Will Find In Greenpeople's Sun Lotions:
Greenpeople's perfect blend of ingredients without chemical fragrances or dangerous artificial chemicals is a sunblock you and your entire family will never want to be without during the hot summer months.
If you are aware of any health problem which may compromise your general health, it is important to seek treatment. A Health and Wellness Counselor may help you, to bring you back in balance and to good health through, detoxing, healthy eating and living, create a proper diet suited for your condition, advise natural remedies, herbs, wholefood supplements and organic cosmetics.
Barbara is a qualified nutritionist offering Health, Nutrition & Lifestyle Counseling. She gives Healthy weight loss advice and promotes the Mediterranean diet. She is the author of the Med Life Diet - creating healthy lifestyle habits and attitudes for life !