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
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
UV-exposure and Vitamin D must be addressed in parallel. That seems to be the only thing that the experts on the adverse effects from UV-exposure and the experts on vitamin D can agree upon. The dilemma of Vitamin D and UV-exposure becomes bigger and bigger for every day as the mountain of evidence of the health
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
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.”
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).
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
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
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
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
This post contains unique advice on indoor tanning for vitamin D. In a recent survey among tanning salon owners in the USA, more than 60% reported an increase in the number of tanners above 40 years old in their salons. Joseph Levy, Executive Director of Smart Tan that made the survey, commented the result like
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
Sunshine does so much more than just give us Vitamin D. It was not mainly for giving a nice skin-color that sunshine was worshipped by ancient cultures. Recently, several researchers have confirmed what our ancestors already knew – Sunlight is the source of life and health. Modern experiments within quantum physics show how damaged DNA
Tanning blogs – how to find the best. [UPDATED] I don't know how I managed to miss one of the absolute best blogs about tanning. Anyhow here is an update to the post about tanning blogs which now includes SunIsLife.com. The author of SunIsLife.com is Joe Shuster, one of the real veterans and educators within the