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What Whales Can Teach Us About Tanning

Can whales really teach us something about tanning and anti-aging? Are you are like a blue whale or more like a sperm whale in your approach to suntanning? The different way that those two whale-species react to UV-exposure might help scientists to find new anti-aging remedies. It can also teach you the best approach to

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Their task is to improve our health – but how can we trust them after this?

Aren't they supposed to give healthy advice about tanning? According to their Home-page on Internet, “WHO [World Health Organization] is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options,

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How Sunlight Charges and Heals Your DNA

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

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Which Tanning Advice Should You Follow?

To Tan Or Not To Tan – That Is The Question! Actually the question is rather – of all the many advice on tanning, which should you follow? I am sure you have heard and probably also are following the mainstream advice about tanning that goes like this: “You should tan only before 10 AM

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Is Melanin A Natural Sunscreen?

Is Melanin A Natural Sunscreen?

Does Melanin Work Like A Natural Sunscreen During Tanning? Melanin is what many dark-skinned people want to have less of, while many white-skinned people wish to have more. Melanin is the pigment that gives our hair, skin and eyes their color. It is produced, not only in the skin, but also in many internal organs.

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Hello tanners!

It's no use to deny it – I am devoted to tanning for health and Vitamin D.  Not only to my healthy tanning but mainly to yours.  Therefore I am starting this blog in order to share with you my thoughts about tanning and how you can get the most out of your time in

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Consumer Association in France Calling For Ban Of Sunbeds

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”

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Melanoma Day: It’s Scary… But Not In The Way You Might Think

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

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Athlete’s Edge – Faster Quicker Stronger with Vitamin D

Is This The Best Book About Vitamin D Today?

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

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How Tanning Can Make You Healthy

Can tanning make you healthy? Today there are two totally opposite opinions among people about tanning: 1. Tanning is dangerous because it might give you skin-cancer; and 2. Tanning is healthy because it gives you Vitamin D The fact is that both opinions above about tanning are right but the second is more right than

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Avoiding UV-exposure Doubles Your Risk of Premature Death

Avoiding UV-exposure Doubles Your Risk of Premature Death

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

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The Vitamin D Winter Starts Now

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

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Is Sunlight the Cause of Melanoma?

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

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