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The degree of fear and paranoia regarding the sun is at its zenith

MEET AND GREET THE ELITE The degree of fear and paranoia regarding the sun is at its zenith (ha ha) within the academic halls of dermatology. Picture this: pots of church incense and wafts of sweet smoke, a small group of cloistered, fully frocked, “priests” donning freshly laundered lab coats so long that tiny, highly-trained, […]

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A tan is the absolute best skin protector there is and ever will be

  THE DREADFUL TAN   As it turns out a tan is the absolute best skin protector there is and ever will be. We have evolved over millions of years a special sunscreen portfolio of several types of skin melanin of which eumelanin the black-brown pigment found in black and brown hair and brown eyes […]

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Sunscreen use may actually increase the risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma (CMM).

This weeks blog will feature the relationship between sunscreen use and malignant melanoma (MM or CMM). In the last few years compelling data have confirmed what many scientists have been saying for decades now. That sunscreens are anything but safe. That they may actually be causing the one deadly cancer that their intended use is […]

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THE RELATIONSHIP OF MALIGNANT MELANOMA TO SUNSCREEN USE

THE RELATIONSHIP OF MALIGNANT MELANOMA TO SUNSCREEN USE. There is a table which lists the recommended serum levels of vitamin D3 for optimal health from a study published in Autoimmunity Reviews 9 (2010) 709–715. Here in my book (not here in the blog) I listed 8 of the 25 scientists who participated in the study: […]

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Universal intake of up to 40,000 IU vitamin D per day is unlikely to result in vitamin D toxicity

Here’s what Dr Garland’s study found: Results: Serum 25(OH)D rose as a function of self-reported vitamin D supplement ingestion in a curvilinear fashion, with no intakes of 10,000 IU/d or lower producing 25(OH)D values above the lower-bound of the zone of potential toxicity (200 ng/ml). Un-supplemented all-source input was estimated at 3,300 IU/d. The supplemental […]

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The Hallowed IOM’s Conclusions and Recommendations on Vitamin D Intake.

     Sometimes the bias is transparent like in the hallowed IOM’s conclusions and recommendations on vitamin D intake. The committee suggested that a serum level of a miserable 20 ng/ml (50 nmoles/L) covered the needs of nearly everyone (97.5%) right down to the half percent. Yet they only addressed adequate for everyone for bone health. […]

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THE DEADLY CANCERS THAT SUNLIGHT/VITAMIN D PROTECT US FROM

THE DEADLY CANCERS THAT SUNLIGHT/VITAMIN D PROTECT US FROM   To infer causality is to satisfy certain stringent requirements called the Bradford Hills Criteria. Dr Gillie explains to us that the Bradford Hill requirement is met in regard to low vitamin D3 levels and certain cancers: establishing that insufficient vitamin D3 and/or insufficient sunlight is […]

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Sunlight exposure makes you happy and helps you sleep

Sunlight exposure makes you happy and helps you sleep. It boosts morale and extinguishes depression, relieves aches and pains, acts as a potent anti-inflammatory, cures and prevents diseases, skyrockets your libido, burns calories, calms the Shen (loosely put-mind), gives you energy,   Now that’s sunlight I’m referring to not vitamin D3-it’s something else altogether. You […]

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TAN NEVER BURN PART TWO

IN TAN NEVER BURN PART TWO we will explore the role of vitamin D3 one of the most critically important hormones in the body. THE ROLE OF VITAMIN D3 In reference to low vitamin D3 levels there is a correlation with depression, the lower the vitamin D3 level the greater chance of depression as high […]

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TAN NEVER BURN

TAN NEVER BURN SUNLIGHT, VITAMIN D3 & SKIN CANCER RETURN OF RA, SOL INVICTUS, OR ANY OTHER SUN GOD   I decided in my infinite non-wisdom, that I should stop talking about pharmaceuticals for a while and discuss something relevant to the here and now, (not that pharmaceuticals are not relevant to the here and […]

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