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Sunshine & Sunscreens

posted May 27, 2011, 8:18 AM by Heather Hawthorne   [ updated May 27, 2011, 8:26 AM ]

How much sunshine is good, how much is harmful?  What brand of sunscreen is better?  Who knew that going outside could be so complicated? 

The bottom line is that some sun exposure, and the resulting natural vitamin D that your body makes is beneficial.  If you are going to be outside for longer periods of time it’s important to seek shade, cover up, and choose a sunscreen wisely.

Click here to read Dr. Mercola’s free online Sun Exposure report

Click here to learn a LOT about sunscreens from the Environmental Working Group's Sunscreens 2011 report

Sunscreen brands that Planet Organic South Edmonton currently has in stock:

  • Aubrey
  • Green Beaver
  • Badger
  • Newco
  • Burt’s Bees
  • Alba

You should also be able find sunscreens that are rated well in the EWG’s Sunscreen's 2011 at your local health food store.