The sun for 3 hours the risk of breast cancer by ‘s health network


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according to the British Daily Mail reported that a new study published in the American Journal of epidemiology, a Canadian study found that an average of 3 hours of sun exposure per day, can reduce the risk of breast cancer by 50%.

In addition to this, the experts also suggested that 40 – to 54 year old women had to receive a mammogram every 18 months, more than 55 years of age, every two years to do At the age of more than and 10, at least hours of exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays for at least 21 hours a week, compared with those who were exposed to less than 1 hours of sun exposure, the risk of cancer was reduced by about 29%, according to a new study. Thirty or forty years old, the longest time of outdoor activities, the risk of breast cancer was reduced by 26%, the majority of those who receive the sun more than the age of 60 participants, breast cancer risk reduced by 50%.

have shown that breast cells can convert vitamin D into a hormone that has anti-cancer properties. American professor at the University of California in San Diego professor Cedric? Garland said in the report, the adult daily intake of 2000 to 4000 international units (1 international units of vitamin D is equivalent to 0.025 micrograms) of vitamin D can make vitamin D metabolites in the blood to maintain at a certain level, which can significantly reduce the risk of some diseases, including breast cancer colon cancer, multiple sclerosis and type 1 diabetes.

why the sun will reduce breast cancer? The researchers pointed out that although the deep-sea fish, milk and eggs and other foods containing vitamin D, but about 90% of vitamin D is produced by skin contact with the sun’s ultraviolet rays.