Why too much sun cream can give you fragile bones


Why too much sun cream can give you fragile bones

Why too much sun cream can give you fragile bones

9:59 AM on 23rd August 2011

Denise Smith, 39, was diagnosed with osteoporosis, a condition that causes the honeycomb structure of the bones to become porous and prone to fractures

Denise Smith, 39, was diagnosed with osteoporosis, a condition that causes the honeycomb structure of the bones to become porous and prone to fractures

Enlarge A mother applying suncream to her young daughters face

Vitamin D is equally vital for young children

Research shows that overweight people are less likely to expose their skin to the sun because they feel self-conscious

Research shows that overweight people are less likely to expose their skin to the sun because they feel self-conscious

Oily fish: Try sardines on toast to up vitamin D levels

Oily fish: Try sardines on toast to up vitamin D levels