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”



melanoma sunscreen
May 22,2017 / Sun Exposure
Melanoma is rampant in Seattle despite cloudy weather. Sunscreen is suspect. Should we wear sunscreen in bed? Embrace the sun!

What is the truth about melanoma? A news report from Seattle laments that in spite of exceptionally cloudy weather, the …

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May 11,2017 / Uncategorized
An 83-times increased risk of vitamin D deficiency in children since 2,000. An alarming pandemic!

A major research paper report in the medical journal, Pediatrics, has shown an alarming increase in vitamin D deficiency among …

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May 9,2017 / Uncategorized
New research says sunscreen use is leading to vitamin D deficiency.

Vitamin D deficiency is increasing rapidly in spite of the fact more people are taking supplements than ever before. According …

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Apr 21,2017 / Uncategorized
Sun exposure of pregnant mothers decreases risk of child cancer

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, for sun exposure and children’s health… It is well-known that sun exposure is associated with a …

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Apr 14,2017 / Uncategorized
How important is sun exposure for bone strength?

Sun exposure and health… by Dr. Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute… Lack of vitamin D, which is produced by sun exposure, …

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Apr 12,2017 / Uncategorized
As has been known for nearly 100 years, sun exposure protects against tuberculosis.

By Marc Sorenson, for sun exposure and health Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that has caused the death of …

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

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