OFFICE workers in companies and establishments around Bolton are urged to get out into the sunshine for the sake of their health.

New research shows that workers trapped behind a desk nine to five tend to be low on Vitamin D which comes from sunshine.

This puts them at greater risk of osteoporosis, cardiovascular disease and even cancer.

Staff often eat their lunch “al desko” instead of getting outside, having a brisk walk and enjoying the sun’s rays at their strongest.

Yes, I know it’s often raining here, but the advice still applies – and it also makes you feel better.

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