The Ultraviolet rays of Sun are the major cause of Skin Cancer and an excellent source of Vitamin D. We need to balance the risk of Skin Cancer by taking sufficient amount to Vitamin D from Sunlight. Sufficient Sun protection does not allow people to be at the risk of deficiency of Vitamin D.
Vitamin D is essential for the healthy bones. The studies suggest that there are many other benefits of Vitamin D too like protection from cold and fighting depression etc.
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Vitamin D is formed in the Skin when it is exposed to the Ultra Violet rays from Sunlight. Vitamin D is also obtained from some foods. It is required to maintain the good health and to keep muscles and bones strong and healthy.
According to the Institute of Medicine says that most people get enough Vitamin D.