A secret weapon to reduce sun damage

A secret weapon to reduce sun damage

I know I don't have to tell you about protecting yourself from the sun. Slip, Slap, Slop. The messages about using topical skin protection, wearing a hat, covering up your palest bits are well ingrained, especially for those of us in New Zealand and Australia where melanoma rates are particularly high.

But then there's the Vitamin D debate - you have to have some sunshine for adequate Vitamin D and bone protection because none of us want fractures as we get older.

So, here you are once again, balancing on the tight-rope of life. This time, enough sun to give you adequate Vitamin D levels balanced by enough protection to prevent skin cancers.

Well, interestingly there is a new weapon you can add to your sun protection armament

Read More