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
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
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
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
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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
This is about an organization that was set up some ten years ago. Its purpose was to measure the, supposedly, thinning ozone-layer and issue alarm-reports about increasing levels of UV-radiation. The name of the organization is TEMIS, which stands for Tropospheric Emission Monitoring Internet Service (www.temis.nl). The main financial sponsor of TEMIS was the French cosmetic
Red Light Therapy Tanning Beds for Skin-rejuvenation. Does the fear of wrinkles and premature aging of your skin keep you away from using sunbeds? In that case red light therapy tanning is for you. Story at a glance: Hybrid Sunbeds, with both UV- and Red Light Therapy tanning lamps, give you a soft, gentle, tan as well
A review of “Embrace the Sun,” probably the most important book you should read if you care about your health and wellbeing. The first post of several in which I will report on each of the chapters and appendixes of a new book, “Embrace the Sun” written by Drs. Marc B. Sorenson and William B. Grant.
Two sunbed sessions per week might reduce suicide, depression and other mental health disorders with a yearly average of 10% in the USA and even more in other countries. The conclusion that regular sessions in a sunbed reduce suicide is possible to make after having studied a report titled “Seasonality in Seeking Mental Health Information
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
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
How to Use Your iPad or iPhone to Make Vitamin D Did you know that you can use your iPhone or iPad to help you make vitamin D? There is actually an app, D-Minder, that can do just that. No, it will not turn the screen of your mobile device into a UV-lamp. Instead it
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
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