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”



Oct 8,2015 / Uncategorized
More Research on Multiple Sclerosis (MS): Highest Sunlight Exposure as a Teenager predicts later Age of Onset of MS.

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute Although several of my posts on the Sunlight Institute have discussed sunlight and MS, …

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Oct 5,2015 / Uncategorized
Vitamin D Society says That Humans are Vitamin D Factories.

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute In a new media release from Toronto, the Vitamin D Society asserts that “The …

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Oct 3,2015 / Uncategorized
Nocturnal Light Pollution and Sunlight Deficiency lead to Circadian Disruption and related Diseases and may reduce the Efficacy of Chemotherapy.

Many times I have written about the need for sunlight to stimulate the production of vitamin D, serotonin, endorphin and …

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Oct 2,2015 / Uncategorized
Alcohol Consumption is associated with the Risk of Basal-cell Carcinoma.

New research establishes another risk factor for skin cancer.[1] In this case, the skin cancer being studied was basal-cell carcinoma …

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Sep 26,2015 / Uncategorized
Understanding Proper Circadian Rhythms and the Critical Importance of Light in maintaining them.

By Marc Sorenson, EdD, Sunlight Institute Sunlight, through regulation of the proper circadian rhythms, influences the health of nearly the …

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Sep 26,2015 / Uncategorized
Canadians need to soak up the Sun while it still shines.

Dr. Gerry Schwalfenberg, a great vitamin D scientist whom I had the pleasure of meeting at one of my speaking …

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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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