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
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
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
Are you burned out by blogging? Need to get some vitamin D but can't leave your computer? Are you like me and millions of other people spending too much time hammering on the keyboard trying to write something that you think might be interesting for somebody else? Even if the summer is just over, your
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
Regular indoor tanners have almost three times more vitamin D than people who do not use sunbeds. New and sensational statistics from The Grassrootshealth (www.grassrootshealth.net) demonstrate clearly the benefits of regular use of sunbeds for your level of vitamin D. Their D*action project is an international public health project to solve the vitamin D deficiency
Will Green Light Therapy Sunbeds Be Mandatory For European Indoor Tanning? The rumor about what will be in the new regulations for commercial indoor tanning within the European Community was leaked today, April 1st, from the working group in Brussels. One of the most revolutionary and interesting novelties in the new European sunbed rules is said to
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.”
Breaking news – leaked information from the Nobel Prize Committee – the inventor of the Tanning Lamp is among the nominees for 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. The information comes from an anonymous source with inside access to the Nobel Committee in Stockholm. According to the source, a relative to the 1903 winner
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
The Health Council expresses major reservations concerning the decision recently taken by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) to raise the category of UV-radiation and solariums to cancer risk category one and says that the supporting scientific documents provide no basis for this. The Council states that “sunbathe sensibly and in moderation. As
Red Light Therapy Tanning is the future of indoor tanning. If you ever tried it, you know what I mean. If you still did not enjoy the experience of red light tanning, you definitely should. The basic principle of red light therapy tanning is that the red light rejuvenates the skin and more than negates
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
Red Light Therapy Tanning Beds for Skin-rejuvenation. Does the fear of wrinkles and premature aging of your skin keep you away from using sunbeds? In that case red light therapy tanning is for you. Story at a glance: Hybrid Sunbeds, with both UV- and Red Light Therapy tanning lamps, give you a soft, gentle, tan as well
Everything you have heard about when and how to tan is probably wrong and will do more harm than good to your skin.
A carefully cultivated (i.e. UVB-promted) tan is the best protection towards sunburn.
You can use a broad-spectrum sunscreen (maximum SPF 15) for your face (and for your body if you HAVE to be in sunlight long enough to risk getting sunburned.
Otherwise, it is much better to use a high quality indoor tanning lotion based on Aloe-Vera or Coconut milk (but without any immediate or delayed bronzers).