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Mercola Sunscreen Receives #1 Rating



Mercola Sunscreen products named one of the #1 Rated Sunscreens by the Environmental Working Group

Hoffman Estates, IL, May 31, 2017 – Most sunscreens contain certain UV blockers and other chemicals that can be toxic and hazardous. Dr. Joseph Mercola, founder of, stops at nothing to bring his customers the absolute best and highest quality health products. That includes his line of mineral sunscreen products, which are designed to complement his emphasis on the importance of obtaining Vitamin D from sunlight. The SPF 50 sunscreen has now received a number one rating by a health website.

The #1 rating is based on the Environmental Working Group's (EWG) lowest possible hazard score and ingredients which are gentle on the skin. EWG’s hazard score criteria include degree of UVA protection and the balance of UVA protection in relation to the SPF. 

All of Mercola’s Sunscreen products excel because they:

  • Are mineral-based sunscreens
  • Do not contain nanoparticles
  • Naturally nourish, protect and moisturize the skin
  • Include butters and oils for that gentle-on-the-skin feeling while protecting from excessive UV radiation
  • Are not tested on animals

“Remember, the absolute best way to optimize your vitamin D level is by sensible sun exposure”, Mercola said. “The fact is, sunlight offers many benefits to your health, the majority of which are only beginning to be understood. Meanwhile, most sunscreens contain harmful chemicals and may not protect your skin from overexposure the way you think they do.”

About Dr. Mercola and

Dr. Joseph Mercola is a physician and three-time New York Times best-selling author. He was voted the 2009 Ultimate Wellness Game Changer by the Huffington Post and has been featured in several national media outlets including Time magazine, LA Times, CNN, Fox News, ABC News, the Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show. Dr. Mercola founded his website,, in 1997 and it has since become the world’s #1 natural health resource site – with over one million subscribers to its natural health e-Newsletter. Dr. Mercola is the author of the groundbreaking new book Fat for Fuel.