New book from Dr. Michael Holick The Vitamin D Solution: A 3-Step Strategy to Cure Our Most Common Health Problem <<<< Click on the image or on the link above to buy the book from Amazon Dr.Michael Holick is a dermatologist and the world's leading authority on Vitamin D. In this his latest book, he
10 UV Tanning Tips for getting the best from indoor tanning A while ago I had the pleasure to be asked to write about 10 tips for indoor UV tanning for publishing in the new Directory of Tanning Salons In USA. They were so satisfied with the article that they asked me to first publish
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
The Healing Sun – Anyone who still has any doubts about the healing and prevention powers of sunlight (and sunbeds) should read this book. It will put into a perspective the present fanatic campaign against sunlight-driven by the World Health Organization (WHO), cancer-organizations (strangely enough!) and sponsored by large manufacturers of cosmetics for sun-protection. It
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
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.
Tanned women live longer (as long as you sunbathe sensibly), say scientists By Sophie Borland Last updated at 1:51 AM on 4th December 2010 Women who regularly sunbathe live longer, a leading cancer specialist has claimed. Hakan Olsson says his research shows the health benefits of exposure to sunlight ‘far outweigh’ the danger of skin cancer.
The Earth Is Flat! The Sun Rotates Around The Earth! You Can’t Get Vitamin D From A Sunbed! In a case which seems more to belong to the time of the Spanish inquisition than to the USA of today, the Houston-based indoor tanning salon chain “Darque Tan” agreed to pay 141,520 US$ to the State
Will France be the next country after Brazil and Australia to ban sunbeds? The campaign against use of sunbeds is intensifying and entering Europe. After the horrendous miscarriage of justice with a ban of indoor tanning in Australia (see this article) France seems to be the chosen country to spearhead the banning of sunbeds in Europe. The French “The Local”
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
FDA is preparing a proposal to increase consumer awareness of tanning bed risks. The question is if FDA's proposal to increase consumer awareness of tanning bed risks is based upon facts or anecdotal fiction spread through communication in mass-media? A clear indication of the latter is found in a statement in FDA's press-announcement about their
Two sunbed sessions per week might reduce suicide, depression and other mental health disorders with a yearly average of 10% in the USA and even more in other countries. The conclusion that regular sessions in a sunbed reduce suicide is possible to make after having studied a report titled “Seasonality in Seeking Mental Health Information
Finally a star who dares to tell the truth about sunshine! In an interview published on DigitalSpy, Jennifer Aniston spills her secrets about a healthy lifestyle that includes sunshine for vitamin D. “I think it's really about – honestly, this is going to sound so silly – going in the sun for 20 minutes a day
New Research Confirms That Regular Indoor Tanning is the Best Source of Vitamin D A recently published report confirms that a commercial indoor tanning bed is a better source of vitamin D than vitamin D pills. The study included 105 students, 18-30 years old, mainly female, from the Netherlands. They were divided into three groups