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Sun Exposure

  • By: Angela Garner M.D. & Ryan Strain
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

The sun gives off visible light as well as ultraviolet light (UVA, UVB, and UVC), which gives energy to all living things on earth. The energy it provides our body is used to convert inactivated 7-dehydrocholesterol into activated Vitamin D by ...

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