Mushrooms can provide as much vitamin D as supplements – but only if you put them in the sun before you eat them

Mushrooms can provide as much vitamin D as supplements – but only if you put them in the sun before you eat them Mushrooms transform UV light into vitamin DSun-exposed mushrooms are as effective at boosting and maintaining vitamin D levels as supplements areHave to be in summer sun for 60 minutes to produce vitamin D – cooking doesn't reduce the vitamin level By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 17:11 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 22 April 2013 Mushrooms exposed to the sun can provide as much vitamin D as a health supplement, a study has found.

Teenager crowned beauty queen just six months after face paralysed by stroke

Teenager crowned beauty queen just six months after her face was paralysed by a stroke Emily, 18, was paralysed down the left side of her body after she suffered a stroke while volunteering at Camp AmericaShe regained her smile and learned to walk again after a few months of physiotherapyWon beauty pageant she entered before becoming ill due to 'captivating eyes and smile' By Claire Bates PUBLISHED: 12:56 GMT, 28 January 2013 | UPDATED: 12:57 GMT, 28 January 2013 A teenager has been crowned a beauty queen – just six months after her face was paralysed by a massive stroke.

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years

Hay fever marathon: Sufferers endure longest pollen season for 20 years High pollen season started a week early in late May this year | UPDATED: 23:37 GMT, 15 August 2012 Hayfever hell: Pollen counts high for weeks longer than usual this year Allergy sufferers have sneezed their way through the longest hay fever season in more than two decades.

Brother and sister must wear hat and gloves outside as sunlight causes skin to swell

Brother and sister must wear hat and gloves in summer as sunlight causes skin to swell Children go out in summer with UV protective umbrellas | UPDATED: 16:48 GMT, 30 July 2012 Sarah, 7, and Mathew, 5, must both take extreme care in summer A brother and sister can't venture out into the summer sun without wearing a heavy coat, gloves and hat, due to an incurable skin condition.

The boy who can"t sweat: Parents have to keep their son, 3, cool at all times otherwise he could die from overheating

The boy who can't sweat: Parents have to keep their son, 3, cool at all times otherwise he could die from overheating Fred James suffers from a rare genetic condition which means he can't sweatHis parents have to ensure their son keeps cool by using fans, water sprays and ice packs | UPDATED: 11:31 GMT, 30 July 2012 Rare: Little Fred James suffers from a genetic condition which means he can't sweat, making hot summer days dangerous for him When the weather is nice and hot, children like nothing more than running around outside with their friends.

Boy with inoperable brain tumour uses automatic camera to act as his "memory"

Boy with inoperable brain tumour uses automatic camera to act as his 'memory' SenseCam is hung around Jacob's neck and takes around 2,000 pictures a dayHe can then flick through them to trigger memories | UPDATED: 11:52 GMT, 27 June 2012 A boy with an inoperable brain tumour is using a special camera to help him remember what he's been up to each day.

Marathon man

Man on a mission: Former Navy sailor runs two marathons every day for 50 DAYS for soldier's charity 29-year-old has performed 50mile runs around Britain's coastline | UPDATED: 13:27 GMT, 25 May 2012 As Britain continues to bask in the summer sunshine most people will find time to enjoy the balmy weather.