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New research from around the world clearly indicates the benefits of Vitamin D from sunshine or its equivalent in the form of controlled exposure to ultra-violet rays.
From the Island Sun-Times – Tanning’s Light Side
With the temperature rising and clothes slowly shedding, it is normal to want a healthy-looking tan. In recent years, researchers have found that tanning in moderation can be beneficial, as well as help treat certain medical conditions.
From ABC News – Scientists Say Sunshine May Prevent Cancer
Scientists are excited about a vitamin again. But unlike fads that sizzled and fizzled, the evidence this time is strong and keeps growing. If it bears out, it will challenge one of medicine’s most fundamental beliefs: that people need to coat themselves with sunscreen whenever they’re in the sun.
From TanningTruth.com – What We Know About The Positive Effects Of UV Light
Dr. Michael Holick took a big step forward in 2001 in making the case that sun-induced vitamin D is critical to human health.
From Dr. William B. Grant – New Research Speaks In Favor Of Moderate Sun Exposure
Dr. William B. Grant, PhD, an internationally known research scientist who recently retired from NASA’s Langley Research Center, has discovered that moderate sun exposure, whether natural or artificial, is necessary to fight numerous forms of internal cancers.
From Medical News Today – Stop Telling People To Avoid Sun – Say Cancer Experts
A reversal of official advice on the dangers of the sun was called for yesterday in what could lead to one of the biggest revisions of a health warning in decades.
From NBC News – Are Americans Getting Too Little Sun?
Tamara Smith visits a tanning parlor when she can’t be outside in the sun. “I’m always indoors. I don’t go outside,” says Smith.
From USA TODAY – New Research May Have Doctors Prescribing Sunshine!
No one is suggesting that people fry on a beach. But many scientists believe that “safe sun” — 15 minutes or so a few times a week without sunscreen — is not only possible but helpful to health…
Vitamin D myths, facts and statistics
Vitamin D prevents osteoporosis, depression, prostate cancer, breast cancer, and even effects diabetes and obesity. Vitamin D is perhaps the single most underrated nutrient in the world of nutrition…
From NYTIMES – Sunshine Good Medicine After All (PDF File)