Will sunscreen block Vitamin D?

Will sunscreen block the vitamin D that naturally comes from the Sun's rays?

While it is true that sunscreen will block some of the vitamin D provided by the sun, the benefits of using sunscreen far outweigh the benefits of receiving vitamin D in this manner.


How can I get enough Vitamin D and stay sun safe?

According to the Cancer Council, regular use of sunscreen when the UV Index is 3 or above during normal daily activity should not stop you getting enough vitamin D.

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