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Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 1/7/19—1/13/19

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 1/7/19—1/13/19 Sun exposure is he best way to reduce depression, due to its stimulation of serotonin production in the brain. Vitamin D is also important, as you have mentioned, and the best way to optimize vitamin D levels is also sun exposure.… continue reading

Science Speaks: Why are vitamin D co-nutrients important? (Part 1)

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
Today we will dive further into what co-nutrients are and how co-nutrients are important for vitamin D levels.   continue reading


Friday, January 11, 2019
An excellent new paper by Dr. Hoel and Dr. de Gruijl is titled “Sun Exposure Public Health Directives.” It decries the vilification of sunlight and suggests people return to its healthful rays.[1] continue reading

Is Sunscreen the New Margarine?

Thursday, January 10, 2019
THIS ONE IS A MUST READ These rebels argue that what made the people with high vitamin D levels so healthy was not the vitamin itself. That was just a marker. Their vitamin D levels were high because they were getting plenty of exposure to the thing that was really responsible for their good health—that big orange ball shining down from above. continue reading

Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 12/31/18—1/6/19

Monday, January 7, 2019
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 12/31/18—1/6/19 I’m sorry the tanning salon closed and hope the new fitness facility will include sunbeds (tanning beds). Sunbeds have numerous healthful qualities, including the following:
  • In five weeks, sunbeds can bring increase winter levels of vitamin D to summer levels.
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