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Research finds sun avoidance increases risk for mortality

Posted on: March 28, 2016   by  Vitamin D Council


A recent article was published in Medscape with the title, “Avoiding Sun as Dangerous as Smoking.” The article discusses a study that followed nearly 30,000 Swedish women over 20 years.

The study found that the life expectancy for women who avoided the sun decreased by 0.6 to 2.1 years compared to women with the highest sun exposure.

Take a look at the article by clicking here.

1 Response to Research finds sun avoidance increases risk for mortality

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    They would have even lived longer on average if they had not spent too long in the sun. See the chart at http://vitamindwiki.com/tiki-index.php?page_id=7395

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