ARE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY AFRAID OF THE SUN? ARE YOU AFRAID THAT THE SUN WILL GIVE YOU SKIN CANCER? DO YOU STAY INSIDE WHEN…View More HEALTHY SUN: Healing with Sunshine and the Myths About Skin Cancer
Clinicians and researchers are finding that dried plums offer a blend of nutrients that naturally increase bone density and prevent fractures.View More Dried Plums Prevent Menopausal Bone Loss
Studies are confirming that multiple sclerosis is linked to a lack of sunshine and vitamin D deficiency, along with other effects of sunlight exposure – including melatonin levels and circadian rhythms.View More Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Sun, Melatonin, Vitamin D
Sunshine isn’t toxic, nor is it just about getting a tan. And it’s also not just about vitamin D. Among other benefits, research finds sunshine also decreases a child’s risk of asthma when mom gets enough of it.View More Sunshine in Pregnancy Reduces Child’s Asthma Risk
The sun is accused as our mortal enemy. But it turns out that reduced ultraviolet-B sunlight increases the risk of cancers such as pancreatic cancer according to recent research.View More Pancreatic Cancer Linked to Less Sun Exposure
Research is discovering that the metabolically active form of vitamin D3 (actually more of a hormone) can significantly inhibit hepatitis C infections. The supplemented form of vitamin D3 does not have the same effect.View More Vitamin D3 Helps Block Hepatitis C Virus
New research is confounding the assumption that vitamin D supplementation will prevent diseases associated with vitamin D deficiencies. Is it true? The realities of vitamin D are explained.View More Are Vitamin D Supplements Effective for Reducing Disease?
Mushrooms provide one of the few ways to naturally supplement vitamin D outside of exposure to the sun. There are ways to boost vitamin D2 levels in mushrooms. The question now is whether D2 from mushrooms is therapeutic.View More Is the Vitamin D Content of Mushrooms Therapeutic?
Australia has joined a number of other government agencies in banning or restricting indoor tanning salons. Is there science behind these laws?View More Australia Joins Other Governments in Banning Indoor Tanning Salons
We already knew that vitamin D was important to health – given the over 70 diseases now associated with their deficiency. Now research is proving the sunshine vitamin’s role in food allergies.View More Food Allergies Linked with Lack of Vitamin D and Sunshine
Researchers have determined in a large study that a deficiency of vitamin D leads to an increased risk of obesity.View More Obesity and Diabetes Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
Several recent studies have confirmed that premenstrual syndrome incidence and symptoms can be significantly reduced by including certain nutrient-dense foods in the diet. Learn about seven nutrients.View More 7 Nutrients that Help Ease Premenstrual Syndrome
Researchers have determined that vitamin D deficiency is linked with a significantly greater risk of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.View More Diabetes Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency
A flurry of recent research has now confirmed that the sun is not only healthy, but it is necessary for pregnant mothers and the health of their babies.View More Mom’s Sun Exposure Linked to Child’s Health