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Free D*action membership during sunshine month

Thursday, May 25, 2017
This week we are summarizing two different papers on the pros and cons of sun exposure. Both papers conclude that healthy, non-burning sun is important for a vibrant life. continue reading

New Disease Prevention Chart for Sunlight Grassroots Health

Thursday, May 25, 2017
Check out the new prevention chart from GRH and what the JCTA created continue reading

Some sunscreens increase the risk of skin cancer, according to new study

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
For starters, the EWG assures that there is no proof that sunscreens prevent the common forms of skin cancer, as the rates of melanoma or skin cancer in the U.S. have tripled over the course of the last 35 years. continue reading

Sunny ‘D’ Works Better: Holick

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sunny ‘D’ Works Better: Holick

Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
“When you ingest vitamin D, only about 60 percent of it sticks to vitamin D-binding protein, but when you make vitamin D in your skin, 100 percent binds to the protein.” — Dr.…
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Layering in ancient teeth reveals history of vitamin D deficiency

Friday, May 19, 2017
However, some evidence suggests that it has become more severe ( vitamin D deficiency) in the wake of the transition from small-scale agriculture and pastoralism to large-scale complex urban societies. continue reading

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