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Canadian researchers is the first to find changes in the human gut microbiota in response to UVB light

Friday, December 6, 2019

A new intervention study from Canadian researchers is the first to find changes in the human gut microbiota in response to UVB light

A lack of sun exposure/UVB radiation has been linked to a decrease in vitamin D synthesis, which has been hypothesized to be one of the environmental factors related to the current rise in immune-related conditions through involving the gut microbiota.
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Sunburn Prevention: The Golden Rule of Smart Tanning

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Sunburn Prevention: The Golden Rule of Smart Tanning

Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 SmartTan.com
Everything we do as indoor tanning professionals is based upon the underlying premise of sunburn prevention. It’s a big part of the reason why all operators are trained in UV science, why we skin-type our clients, gradually acclimate them to increasing levels of UV with an exposure schedule, and why so many of our clients come to us to help them develop a base tan before their sunny vacations.
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Get some sun for natural Vitamin D for strong bones

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Get some sun for natural Vitamin D for strong bones

The afternoon sun between 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. is most apt for the synthesis of the vitamin D from the skin of the human body

JCTA NOTE: the article is correct about making vitamin D except the UV Index must be above 3.
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Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles Nov 24th to Dec 1st

Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Sunlight Institute Responses to Sun Articles Nov 24th to Dec 1st   https://madamenoire.com/1115461/slick-woods-cancer/ Let’s be sure to get all the facts straight. Sun exposure does not cause melanoma. Sun deprivation is a key cause. Here are a few facts about melanoma:
  • Seventy-five percent of melanomas occur on areas of the body that are seldom or never exposed to sunlight.
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Is Taking More than 4,000 IU Vitamin D Per Day Too Much?

Monday, December 2, 2019
Is Taking More than 4,000 IU Vitamin D Per Day
Too Much?

JCTA Note: You never have to worry about to much vitamin D if you make it naturally with UVB. Your body was design to make vitamin D from sunlight, not to absorb it from a supplement.
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