Sunlight Institute

Cosmetic Dermatology

Cosmetic dermatology lobbying groups tell the public that diet and supplements are the best way to make vitamin D

sun blockers

Chemical sunscreen may prevent sunburn, but it also completely blocks vitamin D production in the skin

sun scare

Much of the recent public discussion about sun care falls in the category of over-stated hyperbole we call “sun scare”



Apr 13,2018 / Uncategorized
Of mice and men (or women): Sunlight reduces breast cancer beyond the effects of vitamin D. Another reason to embrace the sun.

Marc Sorenson, EdD, for breast cancer prevention.  While many doctors know that ultraviolet radiation (UVR) from sunlight reduces risk of …

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Apr 9,2018 / Uncategorized
Protect your gut! Low levels of sunlight exposure may predispose to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), which will be accompanied by increased fracture risk.

Marc Sorenson, EdD What is IBD? First of all, IBD consists of two primary diseases, ulcerative colitis (UC) and Crohn’s …

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Mar 24,2018 / Uncategorized
The magnificent sun, UV, and what they do for our bodies and minds. Embrace the Sun!

Health benefits of UV by Marc Sorenson, Ed.D. How important is UV? A transcendentally important scientific paper, by Dr. AT …

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Mar 19,2018 / Uncategorized
Superbugs, sunlight, sanitoria and infectious diseases

The superbugs are among us. Should we return to the use of sanatoria?   By Marc Sorenson, EdD First of …

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Mar 6,2018 / Sun Exposure
Getting a Tan may be OK again, says new research!

Two recent scientific analyses show that years of negative press about sunbeds has been misleading at best and mendacious at …

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Feb 16,2018 / Uncategorized
Pregnant Moms, Sun Deprivation and obese Children

Obesity: Do vitamin D and sunlight have a part? A new study shows that when vitamin D-deficient pregnant women bear …

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Sunlight from a child's perspective

Seems like plain old commonsense when you put it that way…

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