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.

Never mind tans – it"s kiwis that make your skin glow

Never mind tans – it's kiwis that make your skin glowThree daily portions of fruit can improve your skintoneGet 2.9 portions to give you a healthy glow 3.3 portions will make you more attractive By Mail On Sunday Reporter PUBLISHED: 22:00 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 22:07 GMT, 16 February 2013 Is it possible to glow with health If new research is to be believed, the answer is yes.

Meet Brianna Minnich, the nine-year-old US girl who turns yellow when ill or angry

Nine-year-old who turns YELLOW with anger: Brianna must spend 12 hours a day under UV lights because of rare condition Brianna Minnich, nine, of Pennsylvania, suffers from Crigler-Najjar syndromeSpends every night beneath lights to battle disease, which affects 200 peopleHas high levels of bilirubin, a waste product from blood usually broken downEyes and skin turn yellow whenever she is ill, injured, stressed or arguing | UPDATED: 19:19 GMT, 14 October 2012 A nine-year-old girl suffering from an extremely rare liver condition which turns her skin and eyes yellow has to spend up to 12 hours every day under bright blue ultraviolet lights to stay healthy.

The breathtaking new images of the violence of a solar flare – and the aurora it created on earth

The breathtaking new images that reveal the violence of a solar flare – and the beautiful aurora it created on earth Radiation from the eruption set to hit earth within hours, creating a “moderate geomagnetic storm” Incredible phenomenon could give new insight into how solar eruptions affect electricity supplied on earth . Nasa today released stunning video showing a 500,000 mile long “solar whip” on the surface of the sun – and the beautiful aurora it created on earth.

Suntan lotion made from STRAWBERRIES could protect you from damaging UV rays

Suntan lotion made from STRAWBERRIES could protect you from damaging UV rays Compounds called anthocyanins, which give strawberries their red colour, have sun protection properties | UPDATED: 16:38 GMT, 6 August 2012 Fruity: Skin tests in labs showed strawberry extract protected it from the harmful effects of UVA light Sun-tan lotions made from strawberries could soon be on sale after the fruit was discovered to protect against sunburn.

Vitamin D deficiency: Parents being wrongly accused of murder and abuse of their babies

Parents are being falsely accused of killing their babies when actually the real cause of their death is due to a vitamin D deficiency, according to top doctors.

Back pain relief: Ozone injection "can ease agony"

Ozone injection 'can ease agony of back pain'Researchers inject ozone into damaged discs37 per cent still pain-free six months later Previous studies have also highlighted the pain-zapping qualities of ozone A single injection of a gas linked with air pollution could ease back pain for millions of people, new research shows. Around two-thirds of patients who had ozone injected said it relieved the pain caused by disc problems.