It’s no secret that regular sun exposure is good for your health. In fact, a recent study found that sunshine can prevent: Prostate cancer Breast cancer Colon cancer Hypertension Diabetes Anxiety and depression It also supports immunity, sleep and brain function. (1) However, too much sun, especially early in life, can increase the risk of skin cancer. So the question is, “How much sun is too much?” In this article, we dive deep into the science of sun exposure and your health. Sunshine and Vitamin D Sunshine boosts the production of all sorts of neurotransmitters and hormones, and it all starts with vitamin D. Vitamin D is synthesized from sunlight by the cells in your skin. Unlike other essential vitamins, you can’t get it from food. Sure, you can take vitamin D3 supplements, but sunlight is the best …
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