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Mineral filters composed of TiO2 and iron oxides with average sizes larger than 100nm have shown remarkable broad-spectrum ultraviolet radiation protection properties, AD Particles has found

The COVID-19 pandemic has already had a marked effect on people’s mental health. Reported symptoms of anxiety or depression increased by 11% from 2019 to 2020 according to US Census Bureau.1 Our habits have changed, limiting, among other things, our exposure to sunlight by spending more time at home

Environmental factors can affect the brain and behaviour. Our relationship with the environment has also changed. Summer is the season with the longest hours of light, which we can enjoy outdoors, especially on vacation. Spending time outdoors in nature has been found to help with mental health problems, including anxiety and depression. 

Moderate sun exposure offers such beneficial effects as vitamin D synthesis, a better immune response, improved cardiovascular health and contributions to feelings to well-being. However, exposing ourselves to excess solar radiation after many months without it does not equal the benefits of a moderate exposure throughout the year

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