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Meet The Tanners – New Reality Show? Or …

Is the “Meet The Tanners” reality show really for real? Or is it just a promotion for #TVGONERWRONG from New York's PBS station and WNET? Watch below and find out. For a true tanning expert, the fake-tanned bodies in the Meet The Tanners video gave it away immediately.

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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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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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New Research: Benefits of UV-exposure Much More Than Only Vitamin D

Benefits of UV-exposure beyond vitamin D A new research paper about the benefits of UV-exposure in addition to vitamin D was recently published in Landes Bioscience: Dermato-Endocrinology 4:2, 109–117 One of the authors, Johan Moan, is a veteran researcher on the subject of UV-exposure, vitamin D and its benefits for fighting cancer. In this paper

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Is Sunlight the Cause of Melanoma?

What causes melanoma, the most deadly skin-cancer? Most people would say that sunlight causes melanoma. Other would mention “sunbeds” and some would specify “sunburns” as being the main culprit for melanoma. In fact, none of those answers are not and cannot be correct. You might wonder how can I say that when doctors and cancer

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Athlete’s Edge – Faster Quicker Stronger with Vitamin D

Is This The Best Book About Vitamin D Today?

Book review: “Athlete’s Edge – Faster Quicker Stronger with Vitamin D.” I’ve just finished reading (twice) the book “Athlete’s Edge – Faster Quicker Stronger with Vitamin D” by John Cannell. The author is the founder and executive director of the Vitamin D Council and what he doesn’t know about vitamin D is probably not worth

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What Whales Can Teach Us About Tanning

Can whales really teach us something about tanning and anti-aging? Are you are like a blue whale or more like a sperm whale in your approach to suntanning? The different way that those two whale-species react to UV-exposure might help scientists to find new anti-aging remedies. It can also teach you the best approach to

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Lance Armstrongs Doping Denials And The Skin Cancer Foundation Filing With The FTC Against Promotion Of Tanning In Jersey Shore– What Do They Have In Common?

The Skin Cancer Foundation is filing a complaint against MTV for Heavily Promoting Tanning in Jersey Shore. This means that the groundless war against tanning as one of our basic choices for a better health is heating up. Yesterday, the Skin Cancer Foundation filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission against MTV for heavily

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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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Embrace the Sun

Embrace the Sun and STOP Dying in the Dark!

A review of “Embrace the Sun,” probably the most important book you should read if you care about your health and wellbeing. The first post of several in which I will report on each of the chapters and appendixes of a new book, “Embrace the Sun” written by Drs. Marc B. Sorenson and William B. Grant.

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Secrets of tanning lotions revealed

Anybody else who wants to know the secrets of tanning lotions? Of course you already  know that you will get a better color when tanning in a solarium (and also outdoors) if you use a lotion than if you are tanning without. But do you really know what you are putting on your skin and

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