Gwyneth Paltrow's view on tanning is making waves among beauty blogs. In an interview in the August issue of Cosmopolitan, Gwyneth Paltrow dares to express her honest view on tanning and her love for the sun: “We're human beings and the sun is the sun – how can it be bad for you? I think we
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
Stacy Keibler is an American actress, model and ex professional wrestler. She has become even more famous as the girlfriend of George Cloney. In a recent article at cafemom.com, she is revealing her simple beauty secrets which seem to work quite well. One of the secrets is: Sun Yourself. This is Stacy Keibler's advice about tanning:
FDA wants to reduce the risk of melanoma and makes new rules for sunbeds but how big is the risk of indoor tanning in reality?
How big is the risk of indoor tanning in reality and will the new rules from the FDA reduce the risk of getting melanoma from sunbeds? The new rules from FDA about sunbeds are plainly wrong and based upon fiction and PR, not facts. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is the regulatory authority in USA
Aren't they supposed to give healthy advice about tanning? According to their Home-page on Internet, “WHO [World Health Organization] is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,
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
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
Melanoma Day: It’s Scary… But Not In The Way You Might Think The melanoma awareness month (or week/day) has become a new sign of that summer is approaching. In Europe, the organisation behind the Melanoma Day is Euromelanoma, which describes itself as: “a pan-European campaign for skin cancer prevention that aims to give information to
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
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”
Your question about tanning – and how to get the best answer Have a question about tanning? In that case I will personally answer any question you might have about how to tan correctly. You can put your question about tanning to me either as a public comment to any post or in a private
Can you really reduce the risk of melanoma and non-melanoma skin cancers with the help of sunbeds? It sounds like an idea invented by the indoor tanning industry but is in reality a conclusion possible to draw after a couple of recent studies about sun-exposure and melanoma/non-melanoma skin cancers In a report, “Occupational sun exposure
If the risk of melanoma makes you avoid sun-exposure, here are some news for you. Are you worried about melanoma? Scared of being in sunlight and take all kind of precautions to reduce your risk? Maybe you already are a victim and have had a lesion cut out? In any case, you are not the
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