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”



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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Feb 12,2018 / Uncategorized
Sunbeds for bats? Yes, really.

Should a bat sunbathe? Last summer, while my friends and I were about to enter Lehman Caves, located in Nevada’s Great …

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Jan 26,2018 / Uncategorized
Staying slim with Sunlight

Stay slim with sun exposure? New, never considered research adds a reason to stay active in the sun:[1] The blue-light …

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Jan 8,2018 / Uncategorized
Reduce risk of liver cancer with Sunlight. Sun exposure is inversely associated with risk..

Although liver cancer is generally thought to be related to drinking, other factor such as obesity, HIV infection, smoking, diabetes, …

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Jan 8,2018 / Uncategorized
Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD) (Crohn’s and Ulcerative Colitis) are painful! Tame them with Sun Exposure.

First of all, let’s define IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) are known as Crohn’s disease (CD) and Ulcerative Colitis (UC). …

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Dec 22,2017 / Uncategorized
Maintain your marbles—Vitamin D and Sunshine protect against Dementia and Cognitive Loss.

Does cognitive loss lead to dementia? Yes. Is vitamin D important to the risk of cognitive loss? Yes. Do those …

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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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