A New Doping Scandal Targets Russian Use of “UV-Doping”. A shocking report published today reveals the details of another allegation of an official doping program in Russia. The report, made by the research institute “Independent Doping Inhibition Organization Technologies” (IDIOT), uncover a common and semi-official use of UV-exposure with the purpose of increasing the overall
New Rules for Indoor Tanning in Sweden – Now Age limit 18 Years. UPDATE: From September 1, 2018, it is not allowed to let people under the age of 18 sunbathe in a cosmetic solarium in Sweden. This is stated in Chapter 7. 6 and 7 of the Radiation Protection Act (2018: 396). The provisions
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
Sources of Vitamin D – which are the best? The seemingly magic benefits of Vitamin D for our health are well known by now . But which are the best and most natural sources of vitamin D? [UPDATE: Click HERE for advice on how to use tanning beds in tanning salons as your best sources
The most important part of “Embrace the Sun”. When you understand who are behind the attack on Sunshine, you will also understand why sunshine was degraded from our number one source of health and life to a perception as a major source of illness and death.
It is proved that sunshine make children stronger and now a new research also show that tanners make stronger children. The Sunlight Research Forum (SRF) reports in their latest press-release from a new research of the importance of Vitamin D for human reproduction. The new study is done by a group of scientists from the
Sunshine is the source of life and avoiding sunshine will double your risk of premature death. That is the conclusion from a new study made by a team of researchers in Sweden. (Avoidance of sun exposure is a risk factor for all-cause mortality.) They assessed the avoidance of sun exposure as a risk factor for
SPF-lotions prevents vitamin D synthesis and current sunscreen recommendations from the WHO may be re-evaluated. Not really any big news for reader of this blog. We all know that in order for us to create vitamin D in a natural way, we have to expose our skin to UVB-rays, either from the natural sun or
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
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
The Paradox of Indoor Tanning Business – USA and Russia Compared I recently visited two large exhibitions. One was in Nashville, Tennessee and the other one in Moscow, Russia. Click on image for video The Smart Tan Downtown Expo in Nashville is totally dedicated to tanning. The Intercharm in Moscow is Russia’s largest bi-annual exhibition
Can sunbeds be used to make vitamin D and would you use a sunbed to make vitamin D? Those are two of six questions about sunlight and sunbeds put by GrassrootsHealth to four leading experts on vitamin D. Here are some of the answers to those two questions. (Scroll down for the full video) Q: “Can Sunbeds be
For many years the Dutch Cancer Council, just like most of their peers in other countries, was recommending people to stay away from tanning under the midday sun and always protect the skin with sun-blocking lotions. They were all misled by inflated statistics over melanoma-diagnoses handed to them by dermatologists employed by large cosmetic companies.
Other Diseases Related Positively or Negatively to Sun Exposure and Estimating the Incidence of Deadly Diseases Associated with a Lack of Sun Exposure In Chapter 2 and 3 of “Embrace the Sun,” the authors, Marc Sorenson, and Bill Grant cover (in Chapter 2) which maladies are commonly associated with being exposed to sunlight and (in
Can tanning make you healthy? Today there are two totally opposite opinions among people about tanning: 1. Tanning is dangerous because it might give you skin-cancer; and 2. Tanning is healthy because it gives you Vitamin D The fact is that both opinions above about tanning are right but the second is more right than