Sunlight has preventive affects on MS besides vitamin D production

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

Vitamin D and sunlight exposure have both been shown to decrease the risk of MS.  Now major research demonstrates that sunlight has beneficial affects on MS beyond its ability to produce vitamin D. Those who suggest taking vitamin D rather than expose themselves to sunlight are doing a disservice.

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Sunlight exposure reduces risk of stroke

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

Stroke is the fourth-leading cause of death and the number-one cause of disability.  This research demonstrates that among people who have lower amounts of sunlight exposure, there is a 60% increase in the risk of stroke. The question then arises: Why are the dermatologists still trying to scare us out of the sunlight?

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Sunlight habits may dramatically influence fertility

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

Low vitamin D, which is primarily a result of low sunlight exposure, is closely related to the ability to conceive in both women and men.  Couples spend thousands of dollars on fertility clinics when perhaps all they need is some time in the sun.

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Allergies and eczema correlated to low sunlight exposure in Australia

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

People living in the northern (sunniest) area of Australia, have a much smaller risk of allergies and eczema than those living in the southern area.  Greater vitamin D levels due to sunlight exposure may be one of the major reasons.  Safe sunlight exposure is absolutely essential to your health!

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Vitamin D deficiency is increasing in Europe due to lack of sun exposure

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

Europeans are facing a health crisis due to sedentary, indoor lifestyles that have resulted in most of the population being deficient in vitamin D.  Scientists are alarmed at the prevalance of vitamin D deficiency.  Follow the link to learn more.

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012-01-percent-europeans-vitamin-d.html

 

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Sunlight therapy for chickenpox?

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

Sunlight therapy, according to recent research and this article posted by Dr. Mercola, is much more effective and much less dangerous than vaccines in reducing both the risk and spread of chickenpox, and may also reduce the risk of shingles later in life.

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Sunlight exposure is closely inversely correlated to 15 types of cancer.

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Insititute–

Dr. William B. Grant has completed research showing that people who live in areas of higher sunlight exposure have  strongly inverse correlations with 15 types of cancer and weaker inverse correlations with another 9 cancers including melanoma.  In other words, more sunshine, less cancer. This research begs the question: should we really be frightening people out of the sun?

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Sunlight exposure may decrease the risk of bowel diseases by more than 50%

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

The evidence mounts that high levels of sunlight exposure may predict a 52% reduction in the risk of Crohn’s disease and a 38% reduction in the risk of ulcerative colitis. So why does much of the medical community still recommend that we avoid sunlight exposure?

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Is your child depressed? Perhaps he or she needs some sunshine!

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

Low vitamin D levels in children correlate to a higher risk of depression .  Of course, we have known for some time that sunlight exposure lifts the mood almost immediately.  The time has come to let our children get their vitamin D the natural way, by safe, outdoor play in the sunlight.

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Sunlight at midday is best, and sunlight is more likely to prevent cancer than cause it.

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute–

This article from a Canadian newspaper does an excellent job making the case that midday sunlight exposue is best for good health, and that sunlight prevents cancer.  Truth does ultimately win the day!

http://www.agoracosmopolitan.com/news/health/2012/01/04/2559.html

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