Can sunbeds be used to make vitamin D and would you use a sunbed to make vitamin D? Those are two of six questions about sunlight and sunbeds put by GrassrootsHealth to four leading experts on vitamin D. Here are some of the answers to those two questions. (Scroll down for the full video) Q: “Can Sunbeds be
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).
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
Today, April 1, 2019, President Trump signed an Executive Order making “Embrace the Sun” obligatory for medical students to study and follow. As always. President Trump announced his decision to the World with a tweet … The Tanning Guru's comment Unexpected, but about time sunshine gets the credit it deserves as the best prophylactic against
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.
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
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
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
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
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
President Donald J Trump has today signed an executive order in which he revokes the tanning tax and removes any other restrictions for the indoor tanning business. He announced his decision in a tweet early this morning of April 1st, 2017. In a separate comment after the signing, the President explained that … Indoor tanning
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
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
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
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