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
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
In July 2009 the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an Agency organized within UN’s World Health Organization (WHO), announced through The Lancet Oncology medical journal and press-releases, the “breaking news” about the classification of ‘the use of UV-emitting tanning devices to Group 1, “carcinogenic to humans”’. This announcement created a new wave of
Is the “Meet The Tanners” reality show really for real? Or is it just a promotion for #TVGONERWRONG from New York's PBS station and WNET? Watch below and find out. For a true tanning expert, the fake-tanned bodies in the Meet The Tanners video gave it away immediately.
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
10 UV Tanning Tips for getting the best from indoor tanning A while ago I had the pleasure to be asked to write about 10 tips for indoor UV tanning for publishing in the new Directory of Tanning Salons In USA. They were so satisfied with the article that they asked me to first publish
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
Vitamin D: Is This The Miracle Vitamin? That is the title of a new book by Ian Wishart, an investigative journalist in New Zealand. In his book, Wishart accuses the Cancer Council in New Zealand for neglecting all evidence of the cancer-fighting role of vitamin D. This is an exact parallel to my accusation of
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”
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
Melanoma, the most deadly skin-cancer, does not occur from too much sun. That is the conclusion from an article at Mercola.com, the World's #1 Natural Health Website. The studies examined in the article confirms that what I have been writing about in my previous posts and in my video about 30-years of sun-scare, are the
Tanned women live longer (as long as you sunbathe sensibly), say scientists By Sophie Borland Last updated at 1:51 AM on 4th December 2010 Women who regularly sunbathe live longer, a leading cancer specialist has claimed. Hakan Olsson says his research shows the health benefits of exposure to sunlight ‘far outweigh’ the danger of skin cancer.
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
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