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What’s Best For Vitamin D: Sunshine, Tanning Bed, Or Supplement?

Friday, February 8, 2019
Top 3 ways to make or get vitamin d - #1 sunlight, #2 - sunbed and last supplements continue reading

Studies Found WHO Report on Sunbeds Unbalanced and Inaccurate

Wednesday, February 6, 2019
The World Health Organization and a European SCHEER Report misrepresented the quality of the research used and omitted relevant confounding information in the groups’ most recent publications on sunbeds, according to research reports published last year in the journal Anticancer Research. continue reading

Dr. Tim Ioannides Explains How Vitamin D Can Help Calm Skin Conditions

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Another Dermatologist recommending moderate exposure to sunlight continue reading

Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 1/28/19—2/3/19

Tuesday, February 5, 2019
Sunlight Institute responses to sun articles 1/28/19—2/3/19 Vitamin D is a very important photoproduct of sun exposure. However, it is important to remember that vitamin D supplements work only on people who are deficient in vitamin D. It is also imperative to understand that sunlight exposure produces many photoproducts besides vitamin D.… continue reading

How Good Advice on Skin Cancer Can Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure

Monday, February 4, 2019
Perhaps someday the much-maligned tanning bed will be reconceived in a responsible form, optimized to improve blood pressure and help stimulate natural vitamin D production. And for that winter vacation or ski trip, there will still be a place for sunscreen. continue reading

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