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Survival of the sickest: Questions you wouldn’t ask your GP

Wednesday, June 20, 2007
By Gabrielle Fagan Wearing suncream and sunglasses in the summer is something we do automatically, but there may be a surprising price for those ‘health-conscious’ choices. In fact, shades and lotion could put you at risk of sunburn or even affect your bones, according to Dr Sharon Moalem whose researches in his new book, Survival Of The Sickest, reveal controversial new facts about our bodies.… continue reading

Vitamin D And Health, Health Canada

Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Vitamin D And Health, Health Canada Main Category: Nutrition / Diet News Article Date: 16 Jun 2007 – 3:00 PDT | email to a friend | printer friendly | view or write opinions | Article Also Appears In DermatologyPublic Health rate this article Health Canada is aware of the growing body of evidence on the role of vitamin D in relation to health.… continue reading

Correct suntan notions

Wednesday, June 20, 2007
Janelle Miles HEALTH experts have sought to allay public fears about vitamin D deficiency in Australia by releasing guidelines on the required levels of sun exposure. Cancer Council Australia guidelines take into account the intensity of the sun in different parts of the country – so while in Queensland you should always be covered up, southerners need some sun exposure.… continue reading

Vitamin D vindication for Fabutan President

Friday, June 15, 2007
Doug McNabb In February, 2006 Fabutan and myself as president of the company were forced to reach an agreement with the Canadian Competition Bureau, a division of the Canadian government. The agreement stated that Fabutan was permitted to promote indoor tanning as a source of vitamin D and resulted in headlines across the country acknowledging the same.… continue reading

Canadian Cancer Society: Canadians should take 1,000 IU of Vitamin D Daily

Friday, June 15, 2007
The Canadian Cancer Society rocked the vitamin D world this week, aggressively calling for Canadians to more-than double their daily intake of vitamin D as a cancer prevention method. The Society’s advice came on the heels of the world’s first clinical trial adding iron-clad proof to the mounting case that higher vitamin D levels lead to lower rates of many internal cancers.… continue reading

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