London: Hiding away from sun rays to protect oneself from skin diseases can harm one`s health in many other ways, says an expert.A study published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) has revealed that applying sun screen can contribute to Vitamin D deficiency. Though it is vital to protect our skin from harmful radiations, experts fear some people are taking it too far, reports themirror.co.uk.
According to experts, we need about 20 minutes of sunlight a day to help bodies produce enough vitamin D, known as the "sunshine vitamin". IANS
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