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Contents
2. Introduction
3. Benefits
5. Risks
7. Summary and conclusion
8. References



Introduction

The argument towards the statement `Is sunbathing good for you' is very controversial
several studies have taken place, which have agreed with either side of the argument. The
controversy of this topic is due to its…

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Vitamin D
When exposed to ultraviolet rays from the sun a
chemical change occurs in your skin to makes
vitamin D. Vitamin D is vital for bone growth
and development. Vitamin D helps to absorb
calcium and also helps the body keep the right
amount of calcium and phosphorus in…

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Tan
The possible main reason why people are
exposing themselves to the suns UV radiation
is down to looking good. Having a tan is said
to make people feel better about themselves
and be more confident. Getting a tan has
been now easier than ever due to the
increased number…

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against UV rays. Therefore the darker your skin the less likely you are to be affected by the
sun.
The longer you spend in the sun also affects the extent of the damage, some people can last
in the sun longer than others, and everyone's different. Skin cancer can run…

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blindness. "It is thought that the ultraviolet component of solar radiation may speed up the
clouding of the lens. I would advise mostly avoiding sunlight exposure at midday, wearing a
hat and sunglasses." Says Dr Delcourt who led the research in Sete.
Sun beds
Even though sun beds are an…

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Conclusion
In this report I have mentioned both the benefits and Risks from sunbathing. Both sides of
the argument have strong importance and it is hard to suggest that one outweighs the other.
I have showed that sunlight is vital for several reasons e.g. for the stimulation of the pineal…

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