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Is Melanin A Natural Sunscreen?

Is Melanin A Natural Sunscreen?

Does Melanin Work Like A Natural Sunscreen During Tanning? Melanin is what many dark-skinned people want to have less of, while many white-skinned people wish to have more. Melanin is the pigment that gives our hair, skin and eyes their color. It is produced, not only in the skin, but also in many internal organs.

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The most successful “black marketing” campaign in the world?

In July 2009 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an Agency organized within UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), announced through The Lancet Oncology medical journal and press-releases, the “breaking news”  about the classification of ‘the use of UV-emitting tanning devices to Group 1, “carcinogenic to humans”’. This announcement created a new wave of

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Einstein About Tanning

What did Einstein know about tanning? Actually, it seems like quite a lot. Probably you know that Albert Einstein (1879-1955) is one of the great geniuses of the 20th Century. His “Theory of Relativity” (E=mc2) combined electricity and magnetism with the laws of mechanics and became the foundation for the, at that time, new way

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Which Tanning Advice Should You Follow?

To Tan Or Not To Tan – That Is The Question! Actually the question is rather – of all the many advices on tanning, which should you follow? I am sure you have heard and probably also are following the mainstream advice about tanning that goes like this: “You should tan only before 10 AM

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Just How Close Are The MEPs in MAC To A Large Cosmetic Manufacturer?

Are some European politicians in MAC (MEP’s Against Cancer) receiving money or perks from a producer of sun protection cosmetics in order to block cancer research on vitamin D? The mountain of research showing the health benefits of the original natural blood levels of vitamin D I humans is growing almost exponentially. However, the lack

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Reduce the risk of breast-cancer with sunlight

Sunlight and vitamin D-rich diet can reduce the risk of breast-cancer with up to 43 %. This conclusion from a French study among 70,000 women, confirms the Swedish study reported from in my post Tanned-women-live-longer. Breast-cancerer is the by far most common cancer among women (prostate-cancer, is the most common among men). Take a look at the

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Vitamin D deficiency?

Vitamin D deficiency – how fast? [gplus count=”true” size=”Medium” ] Been on a sunny vacation? Got a nice tan? Think you are above the level for Vitamin D deficiency? Yes, maybe you are, IF you tanned like described in my previous post “Do you know how to tan?”. Unfortunately most people still adhere to the

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Skin Cancer Awareness Day And Its Puppet Masters

4 December is ”Skin Cancer Awareness Day” in the European Parliament in Brussels. “Skin Cancer Awareness Day” is a joint initiative by the Association of European Cancer Leagues (ECL), European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV) and Euromelanoma. The host for “Skin Cancer Awareness Day” is MAC (MEP’s Against Cancer) and the event will take

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MANCHESTER UNITED stars have regular sunbed sessions

The Sun reports: MANCHESTER UNITED stars are having regular sunbed sessions at the club's training ground. But the Red Devils won't be coming out of them with a healthy glow – just plenty of vitamin D. The club's masseur, GARRY ARMER, said: “The tubes have been altered slightly, so it is purely for vitamin D.”

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Obama Lacks Vitamin D – A Sunbed in the White House Would Be Better Than Taking Supplements

The President’s Periodic Physical Exam shows that President Obama has a “mild Vitamin D deficiency”. According to the President’s Periodic Physical Exam in May 2014, President Obama's level of Vitamin D was 22.9 (ng/ml). A Vitamin D level of below 30 ng/ml is considered as “insufficient” by most standards except by the American Food and Nutrition Board. They believe

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Healthy Sun-Exposure Gives You All The Benefits From Tanning

Healthy Sun-Exposure Gives You All The Benefits From Tanning 10 tips of how you can benefit from healthy sun-exposure and reduce the risk for overexposure. Sometimes, but very rarely, I stumble over an article that is actually giving relevant and good advice about tanning. Most of the information you normally find online about tanning are either

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UV Tanning Tips

10 UV Tanning tips for your next visit to a tanning salon. A while ago I was asked to write an article about UV tanning tips for the new Directory of Tanning Salons in USA. They liked the article and asked me to publish it also in EZineArticles.com. That is why I can also re-publish it here

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Vitamin-D The Original Source

How To Use UV Light For Vitamin D Synthesis

Edward Gorham, PhD, talks about how to use the sun or UV light for vitamin D synthesis.This video is an excerpt from a longer video in a series brought to you by UCSD School of Medicine and GrassrootsHealth where experts discuss the latest research on vitamin D. Actually this part is more about how the body

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The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now

The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now Exposure of your skin to sunlight is the original source of vitamin D. But not any sunlight will trigger the vitamin D synthesis. There must be UVB rays present in the sunbeams hitting your skin. The UVB-waves are shorter than the UVA (The UVA contributes to your natural sun-protection

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