Get Out Once in a While for Prostate Health

This is part of our ongoing The Best Kept Secrets to Healthy Aging spotlight. Each week, we will be posting some of the great information that’s packed into our book, The Best Kept Secrets to Healthy Aging.

Today’s topic:
Get Out Once in a While for Prostate Health

Some sunlight is good for you. By increasing your natural production of vitamin D, sunlight contributes to bone health, skin health, brain health, heart health, gut health, breast health, reproductive system health and now – prostate health. According to published research men who regularly participated in outdoor activities that allowed exposure to sunlight had healthier prostate glands than men who consciously avoided sun exposure.19 Don’t hide from the sun – seek the light!

Next Best Kept Secrets to Healthy Aging topic:
Prostate Health: Don’t Be Afraid of Calcium

References:
19. John EM, Schwartz GG, Koo J, Van Den Berg D, Ingles SA. Sun exposure, vitamin D receptor gene polymorphisms, and risk of advanced prostate cancer. Cancer Res 2005;65:5470-5479.


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