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Here’s what sunburn does to your body

Friday, July 5, 2019

Here’s what sunburn does to your body


by SBG-TVMonday, July 1st 2019AA
What many don’t know is that sunburn doesn’t just affect your skin.<p>{/p} Spending time in the sun is fun—dealing with sunburn isn’t. People are well aware of the dangers of being outdoors without a protective sunscreen, yet they still skip this step.… continue reading

New meta-analysis highlights vitamin D benefits for cancer patients

Friday, July 5, 2019

New meta-analysis highlights vitamin D benefits for cancer patients

by: Joy Jensen, staff writer | July 1, 2019FacebookTwitterEmailPinterest16Share JCTA Note – Vitamin D is measured in nmol/L in Canada to convert from ng/ml multiple by 2.5. According to Kimball 2017 research, using a sunbed that produces 2 to 5% UVB, 2 to 3 times a you’ll be able reach blood levels of 100 nmol/L or 40 ng/ml
(NaturalHealth365) Dietitians, doctors, and researchers all agree that too many people are missing out on vitamin D benefits, whether it’s generated by exposure to the sun or in the form of a supplement.  Simply put: it’s an indispensable vitamin for heart health, immune function, and strong bones.  But, most importantly, it’s extremely valuable for cancer patients.… continue reading

Skin Cancer and Nutrition: Stop blaming the sun

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Skin Cancer and Nutrition: Stop blaming the sun

Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019 By Dr. Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute In the rush by dermatologists and sunscreen companies to demonize sunlight exposure as the universal cause of skin cancers, there has been a total disregard for another factor that strongly protects against, or strongly promotes, skin damage: What we eat.… continue reading

Pregnant mothers’ exposure to sunshine linked to babies’ learning

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Pregnant mothers’ exposure to sunshine linked to babies’ learning

ByHealthDay News (2)
Children conceived during months with less sunlight exposure were more likely to develop learning disabilities, the study said. Photo courtesy of HealthDay News
Kids whose moms don’t get enough sunshine during pregnancy may be more likely to develop learning difficulties, researchers report.… continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 6/24/19—6/30/19

Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 6/24/19—6/30/19 https://www.messengernews.net/opinion/local-columns/2019/06/setting-the-facts-straight-on-sunscreen/ Sun deprivation, not sun exposure is the problem. In the past four decades sunscreen use has increased by 400%, and melanoma has increased by 400%! Also, since 1935, due to changing lifestyles, sunscreen use, and indoor living, sun exposure has decreased by 90%.… continue reading

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