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Sun Exposure - The Fine Line Between Vitamin D Necessity and Cancer Risk

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Sun Exposure - The Fine Line Between Vitamin D Necessity and Cancer Risk

The sun is the giver of all life on our planet. Through photosynthesis the sun triggers nutrient production in plants. Plants then feed herbivores, which in turn feed carnivores. Humans have evolved to live with the sun. Its rhythm tunes our circadian cycle, helping us secrete the right hormones at the right time to wake up and fall asleep well. When bathed in sunrays, our skin switches on the production of Vitamin D, a very important nutrient. But as is occasionally the case in biology, a good thing can have dark sides. In this case, it’s the potential damage to our retinas,...

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