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Sunlight Institute

Shedding light on the benefits of sunshine

Sunshine is free. No one sells it. It has neither a marketing team nor an advocate to defend it against the lies and the all-out assault by those who make billions of dollars annually preaching an over-the-top message of “Sun Scare” instead of teaching a balanced message of proper sun care.

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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”

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WHAT'S NEW WITH SUNLIGHT AND VITAMIN D

Aug 26,2015 / Uncategorized
Anxious? Try a Little Sunlight.

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute Are you suffering from anxiety disorder, but fear taking drugs?  Your fear is well-founded. It …

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Aug 25,2015 / Uncategorized
Beware the anti-depressant drugs. Use sunshine instead.

We have discussed the extraordinary ability of sunlight exposure or other bright-light exposure to profoundly increase the production of serotonin, …

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Aug 23,2015 / Uncategorized
More on the Effects of Sunlight beyond Vitamin D

By Marc Sorenson, EdD Drs. Asta Juzeniene and Johan Moan wrote a paper in 2012 that beautifully summarizes the effects …

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Aug 22,2015 / Uncategorized
Sunlight and Cognition

By Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute We have previously discussed information indicating that people who received more sunlight had better …

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Aug 16,2015 / Uncategorized
Sunlight Exposure is Associated with a Reduced Risk of Stroke.

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute Does sunlight have an influence on the risk of having a stroke? It does. …

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Aug 15,2015 / Uncategorized
Sunlight and Food Allergy

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute An August 15, 2015 review of research on sunlight, vitamin D and food allergy …

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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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