Sun Protection

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Can Sunscreen Do More Harm Than Good?

…about the flu, we'll be hearing from medical experts about the importance of using sunscreen every day to protect ourselves from skin cancer. Daily sunscreen use and warnings to avoid the sun at all costs have been the mantra of government agencies and most medical professionals for at least a decade…

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Milk Thistle Protects Against Skin Cancer

…you’re looking for some natural protection against the sun and skin cancer, you’ll be happy to hear about some recent research results. At the University of Colorado Cancer Center, Dr. Rajesh Agarwal has shown that milk thistle extract (silibinin) can protect against UV-induced skin cancer. About…

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Fight the Flu with Vitamin D

…essential for your innate immune system to function optimally. Typically, vitamin D levels begin to drop during the winter months as our exposure to the sun also decreases. I feel one of the best things you can do to strengthen your immune system this time of year is for you and everyone in your family to…

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You CAN Prevent Cataracts

…damaging UVB radiation from the sun. This chain of events has been implicated in the formation of cataracts. I recommend up to 2,000–2,200 mg per day. * Take the amino acids cysteine and histidine. Cysteine increases glutathione levels in the eye, which, like vitamin C, protects the lens from damaging UVB…

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