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
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
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
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.
Are Silicone in tanning lotions any good? Lately, Silicone has become a popular ingredient in many hair- and skin-care products, also in tanning lotions. In this article you will find out what silicone is, what it does in tanning lotions and the benefits you can have from using a tanning lotion that contains silicone. In addition, if
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
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
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
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
Helen asks… Tanning beds – fact and fiction. I am SO pale, I make fun of other people because they are pale to then find out I am lighter than them!? I hear they are worse than smoking, but then how are they legal? The people at the tanning salon say its like getting sun
Healthy Sun-Exposure Gives You All The Benefits From Tanning 10 tips of how you can benefit from healthy sun-exposure and reduce the risk for overexposure. Sometimes, but very rarely, I stumble over an article that is actually giving relevant and good advice about tanning. Most of the information you normally find online about tanning are either
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
Sunbeds: Rather than a danger could they actually ‘improve' your health or even ‘save' your life? In this article Mark Bunn, a retired professional footballer (AUS), presents his take. Make it yours too and you might live longer!
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