Did you happen to read the article written by the dermatologist about how we are sun deprived? We need the sun to help our body produce Vitamin D. Since we are so concerned with the effects of what the sun can do to our skin, we have gladly embraced sunblock, sunscreen and all other forms of UVA/ UVB protection. Our skin is no longer getting the dose of what it needs from the sun.
Leslie Baumann, M.D. suggests sun exposure 15 minutes a few times a week. Take a moment and read the article for more details: The New Recommendations for Sun Exposure. While you do that, I’ll go get my 15 minutes of sun exposure!