posted on May, 10 2011 @ 01:16 AM
Gotta throw in my 2 cents...
I've been noticing over the last few years that the sun seems to burn me, like under an infrared lamp. So, maybe look at the infrared area for
Another thing is that my girlfriend and I have been testing out fruits and berries... it seems that "blue" berries, especially, and red ones to a
lesser extent, stop sunburning. We burn every time we go for long rides, tanned or not. So we tried slamming a couple berry drinks and went for our
ride. No burn, not even red. We both got a light tan, at most. Repeatability? We're both space-cases sometimes, so yeah... we'd go ride, notice we
were burning, and grab juices. Now it has become part of our routine in summer to grab fruit or juice before we go out riding for the day, and the
entire last half of the summer was spent burn free.
As a note to that, I saw mention on the news about increasing vitamins in fresh foods by simply exposing them to UV. I thought "See... it's
healthier to go outside and eat an afternoon snack!", just like parents used to send kids to the bridge to eat sammiches so the crumbs would
fall in the water and the fish wouldn't be as scared of fishermen. Now we think it's just part of some nostalgic scene. We're so stupid...