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”



Jun 13,2018 / Uncategorized
Sunlight increases the ability to think. Get smart. by Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute

First of all, to think is to prevent poor test scores, win at business and otherwise be successful. And, if …

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Jun 4,2018 / Sun Exposure
Are you dying in the dark?

New book, Embrace the Sun, recommends non-burning sun exposure, citing research on sun exposure, vitamin D, and disease risk. Available …

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May 26,2018 / Uncategorized
What is the real cause of melanoma? It’s not sunlight!

What do you know about melanoma? May is Melanoma Awareness Month, Therefore, we will discuss some truths to be aware …

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May 10,2018 / Uncategorized
Get your sun and save your mind! Alzheimer’s disease is closely associated with a lack of sun exposure.

What is Alzheimer’s disease? By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute Alzheimer’s disease is a plague in our modern world. It …

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Apr 30,2018 / Sun Exposure
Sunshine research shows that sun exposure, not vitamin D, profoundly reduces Multiple Sclerosis (MS) risk.

MS prevention by sunlight. By Marc Sorenson, Ed.D. Sunlight Institute What is MS? MS is a painful, debilitating, crippling, disease …

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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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Sunlight from a child's perspective

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

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