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Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 1/28/19—2/3/19

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 1/28/19—2/3/19   https://www.sciencenews.org/article/vitamin-d-supplements-lose-luster Vitamin D is a very important photoproduct of sun exposure. However, it is important to remember that vitamin D supplements work only on people who are deficient in vitamin D. It is also imperative to understand that sunlight exposure produces many photoproducts besides vitamin D.… continue reading

How Good Advice on Skin Cancer Can Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Monday, February 4, 2019
Perhaps someday the much-maligned tanning bed will be reconceived in a responsible form, optimized to improve blood pressure and help stimulate natural vitamin D production. And for that winter vacation or ski trip, there will still be a place for sunscreen. continue reading

Does Vitamin D Have a Role in Cancer Prevention?

Friday, February 1, 2019
An Interview with Dr Micheal Holick on Vitamin D and cancer continue reading

SUNSCREENS AND TOOTHPASTE? PLEASE, NO!

Thursday, January 31, 2019
Should North America adopt this Australian recommendation of daily use? continue reading

Here’s how a vitamin D deficiency might affect your skin

Wednesday, January 30, 2019
Dr. Shainhouse added that "healthy levels of vitamin D have been demonstrated to prevent skin aging, promote healthy bone growth, possibly reduce the risk of certain cancers, and even improve mood." continue reading

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