Yearly Archive: 2014

Could the sun be good for your health?

December 11, 2014 at 10:09 pm

Could the sun be good for your health?   Wouldn’t it be wonderful if sunbathing was good for your health with no risk attached?   Some people seem to be suggesting exactly that. The evidence for this has mainly come from Scandinavian cohort studies. For instance, a large study carried out in Sweden looked at […]

Vitamin D supplements

November 12, 2014 at 9:32 pm

One of the major supermarkets has offered to give a free 30-day supply of vitamin D until the end of the year. So what is the truth about vitamin D and should we all be taking these supplements? Vitamin D occurs naturally and is contained in certain foods such as oily fish. It is also […]