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Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 10/15/18—10/21/18

Saturday, October 27, 2018
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 10/15/18—10/21/18 https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/10/14/over-2-million-filipinos-diagnosed-with-psoriasis/ In most cases, either direct sun exposure or sunbed (tanning bed) exposure for a few minutes per day for a few days will totally clear psoriasis, and also eczema. This is another of those diseases that occur primarily as a result of sun avoidance.… continue reading

Scientists discover biological ultraviolet protection ‘timer’

Friday, October 26, 2018
"We have identified a mechanism that spreads like a wave through the skin over 48 hours after an initial exposure to ultraviolet rays. This process synchronizes the natural defense mechanisms in the skin," says Prof. Levy. "We concluded that exposure to the sun at a frequency of once every two days leads to optimal protection from sun damage." continue reading

Vitamin D Day – November 2nd Take action to prevent vitamin D deficiency this winter

Friday, October 26, 2018
We celebrate Vitamin D Day on November 2nd each year as part of November Vitamin D Awareness Month to inform Canadians that their vitamin D levels plummet at this time of year as the sun can no longer make vitamin D through their skin at our northern latitude. The event started in Canada 10 years ago and is now celebrated worldwide. continue reading

Skin tans the most when spending every other day out of the sun

Friday, October 26, 2018
Skin tans most when you spend every other day out of the sun, according to a new study. This has the added effect of reducing DNA damage and premature ageing. continue reading

80% Reduction of Breast Cancer Risk Using Vitamin D

Thursday, October 25, 2018
most vitamin D clinical trials are designed and interpreted by assigned treatment dose, not by blood levels of vitamin D. Not all people react the same to a specific dosage nor does this capture vitamin D from the sun, food and personal supplements. continue reading

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