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Understanding the Potential Harms of Excessive Sun Exposure and the Role of Skin Pigmentation

Friday, May 6, 2022
Regular, safe sun exposure, where the number 1 rule is don’t burn, puts emphasis on skin type to help maximize the health benefits while minimizing the risks associated with sun exposure continue reading

What Happens in Your Body When You Are Exposed to Full-Spectrum Sunlight?

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
There are several wavelengths of energy from sunshine that trigger specific actions within the body to influence our health; different wavelengths are able to penetrate the skin to different depths and have certain effects on the cells and tissues they reach continue reading

Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 268

Monday, May 2, 2022
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles 268 A nice article, but you are wrong about early-morning sunlight producing vitamin D. All of the UVB light that stimulates the production of vitamin D in the skin filters out in the early morning.… continue reading

The “Sunshine Vitamin” – A Marker, Not a Full Replacement for Sunshine Exposure

Monday, May 2, 2022
The sun provides so much for our health, its full benefits cannot be replaced by a vitamin D supplement. Introducing Sunshine Month 2022! Here is what you will learn this May… continue reading


Friday, April 29, 2022
JCTA NOTE: Check out the cities and towns that have proclaimed Melanoma Awareness Month You may see local news. Grassroots Health will be starting Sunshine Month in May to counter this. Keep an eye out for further updates continue reading

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