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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”



Aug 25,2021 / Uncategorized
Athletic Performance and Sun Exposure

Almost no one realizes the dramatic improvement that sun exposure can make on athletic performance. Years ago I helped Dr. …

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Aug 18,2021 / Uncategorized
Stay well! Sun exposure enhances immunity independently of vitamin D.

Research shows that sunlight boosts the effectiveness of T-cells, an integral part of the immune system.[1] T-cells are a type …

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Aug 8,2021 / Uncategorized
Tanning beds in salons do not increase melanoma risk.

Sun exposure and tanning-bed exposure have been much maligned by those who would increase sunscreen sales and other “protection” against …

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Jul 29,2021 / Uncategorized
Sunlight Reduces the Risk of Death!

By: Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute   Many years ago, I read of ongoing research by Dr. Pelle Lindqvist—reasearch indicating …

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Jul 24,2021 / Uncategorized
Sanitizing with Sunlight: the Best Disinfectant

By: Marc Sorenson, Sunlight Institute   Is sunlight the best disinfectant? Through serendipity, I happened on an article called Natural …

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Jul 20,2021 / Uncategorized
Morning Sunlight May Lead to a Slimmer Figure.

By: Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute   Chalk up one more benefit of sunlight—morning sunlight that is. A recent study from …

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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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