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Biological Effects of Sunlight

Paper Review: Biological Effects of Sunlight, Ultraviolet Radiation, Visible Light, Infrared Radiation and Vitamin D for Health Michael F. Holick, PhD, MD Boston University Medical Center Anticancer Research March 2016 Read Paper History of...

Vitamin D and Sunlight for Public Health

Paper Review: Sunlight and Vitamin D: Necessary for Public Health A GrassrootsHealth Paper Published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition June 22, 2015 Read Paper This paper was created from the...

Pro-Sunlight Research

New Paper Continues Momentum of Pro-Sunlight Research The Risks and Benefits of Sun Exposure 2016, published today in the Journal Derma to-Endocrinology, comes on the heels of other hundreds of papers from dermatology and...

Time for sensible sun exposure!

The sun is essential to optimal health and well-being. Sensible sun exposure could greatly improve health by improving vitamin D status for disease reduction, initiating the release of nitric oxide for heart health, stimulating...

Vitamin D Levels of Indoor Tanners

Sunlight and supplements are well known sources of vitamin D, but other sources of UV light, such as indoor tanning, can also effectively raise vitamin D levels. In addition to sun exposure habits, we...

All about the UV Index

One of the key factors in personalizing your sun exposure is knowing the UV Index in your area so that you don’t burn. The UV Index is a measurement of the strength of the...