Are Sunglasses Paleo?

Are sunglasses Paleo?  The answer of course is no.  But one might ask why would one care?

paleo dietLucy Johnson has done a great job analyzing recent research and written a great article on the subject.

Light passing through the eyes trigger hundreds if not thousands of responses.  Recent research  suggest that wearing sunglasses increases your chances of developing skin cancer.  When wearing sunglasses the body does not protect itself from the sun’s harmful spectrum.  Research has shown sunglasses slow down the speed the skin tans.  It has also shown that wearing sunglasses does not trigger our brains to prod us to seek shade in sunny areas!  To read the article in it’s entirety and learn more, just click here.

It is truly amazing to consider how something as simple as sunglasses changes our bodies natural responses.

til next time,