There is a better way. The news on sunscreen ingredients being distributed in our bloodstream is alarming – for excellent reasons.
A recent study in JAMA showing this occurrence [
What the study demonstrated
The chemical ingredients in sunscreens, when used as directed, accumulated in blood samples – and continued to persist after cessation.
Why This Matters
The FDA has a limit of 0.5
We know many sunscreen ingredients to be estrogenic. Not sure about you, but I am not looking to increase my estrogen soon.
A Better Way
The sun is beneficial. Vitamin D, yep. But, the benefits go well beyond one vitamin (or really a hormone by action). Circadian rhythm is critical for overall health, and sunlight helps strengthen our rhythm. Sunlight can lower blood pressure by a couple different mechanisms.
But what about cancer? Good question. Turns out while sun damage can
The risk factor for melanoma appears to be intermittent sunshine and sunburn, especially when you’re young,
”says Weller. “But there’s evidence that long-term sun exposure associates with less melanoma.”
Here is the table of contents in my paper,
Leveraging The Benefits
I am working from my laptop in the sun as I type as part of my strategy to increase sun exposure. No sunscreen, but I look for ways
As you can see, there are nearly 40 pages of context to this strategy – too much to cram into a blog post. Please make step one after hearing about the dangerous accumulations of sunscreen be learning more about how to leverage the benefits of sun while supporting natural defense mechanisms. Please reach out for a free consultation if I can be of further assistance.
- https://www.outsideonline.com/2380751/sunscreen-sun-exposure-skin-cancer- science?src=longreads