Tag: vitamin d

Time for Some Healthy Tanning

March is behind us and hopefully the crazy winter of 2014 is history. Getting outdoors is on our minds and a little preparation is a good thing. Whether you’re spending time in the garden, on the golf course, playing some tennis or headed to the beach, you need to be thinking about your skin. Healthy tanning takes preparation!

Why Sunless Spray Tanning Can be Dangerous

As Reported by Dr Mercola at www.mercola.com Spray tans are generally considered to be benign cosmetic treatments — but are they REALLY? Sunless tanners contain a lengthy list of chemical agents — up to 45 in the case of spray tanners. Many of these agents have never been studied for their long-term effects on human

THEY WON’T QUIT TIL THEY TURN OFF THE SUN

 The American Dermatological Association REALLY does not want us  to get in the sunlight at all.  And now we realize the valuable  properties of exposure to the sun (vitamin D) and the ways to prevent the skin  cancer of the past (moderation, high quality sunscreen, etc.).  Also now we know that the sun we get today  can rear its

MORE GOOD NEWS ABOUT VITAMIN D

A recent press release form the University of California-San Diego report shows even more positive findings about Vitamin D and the benefits associated with the prevention of breast cancer. “Vitamin D metabolites increase communication between cells by switching on a protein that blocks aggressive cell division,” said Cedric F. Garland, DrPH. “As long as vitamin

SUNSHINE AND VITAMIN D

This past May was the second annual Natural Breast Cancer Prevention Month. The focus of the campaign is to raise awareness of healthy lifestyles that help to prevent development of breast cancer through diet, exercise and exposure to sunshine. Fundraisers  were also  held to raise funds in support of the Breast Cancer Natural Prevention Foundation 

Sunscreen

A new book written by a licensed clinical scientist is slamming the chemical sunscreen industry for producing a product the author calls a “biohazard” that is more harmful than the sunlight it seeks to block. “We have been told the sun is harmful and we need to protect our skin from its rays,” Dr. Elizabeth

Vitamin D…Why and How

Scientists have now mapped the exact points where Vitamin D interacts with more than 200 genes, unlocking more of the mechanism by which natural levels of ‘The Sunshine Vitamin’ are related to overall health, according to a study published this week in the medical journal Genome Research. “Scientists have mapped the points at which vitamin

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