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”



Sunlight exposure reduces cholesterol.
Oct 19,2017 / Uncategorized
Are you Bipolar or Suicidal? Try some midday Sunlight!

Bipolar disorder, or bipolar depression, may lead to early death. It is a mental condition characterized by alternating mania and …

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Oct 10,2017 / Uncategorized
Osteoarthritis, vitamin D and sunshine

Osteoarthritis is also known as wear-and-tear arthritis. Yet, the disease is not common in parts to the world where people …

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Sep 28,2017 / Uncategorized
Sunlight exposure or vitamin D supplementation to lower cholesterol levels? A surprise.

Recent research enlightened me to a paradox in cholesterol research. It appears that vitamin D supplementation actually raises total cholesterol …

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Sep 23,2017 / Uncategorized
Bowel disease rates are far higher in areas of low sun exposure

New research from New Zealand shows that children who live in South Island of New Zealand have at least three …

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Sep 14,2017 / Uncategorized
Babies need to sunbathe!

Babies and sunlight. Today I happened to run across research that stunned me while also making me very happy. A …

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Sep 14,2017 / Uncategorized
Can vitamin D really keep the infection away, or do we need sun exposure?

A review published in the journal Nutrients discusses a great deal of research that indicates vitamin D provides protection against …

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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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