The Wall Street Journal reported that a new trend in athletic organizations including the Detroit Red Wings and Pittsburg Steelers embraces an advantage that is as old as the sun: Vitamin D. “With millions of dollars at stake, elite teams are tracking player health...read more
The full brunt of winter lies ahead. Besides the general gloominess that this brings for much of the country, UVB light for natural vitamin D production is nonexistent or severely limited in most of Canada during the winter months. However, there are still plenty of...read more
Vitamin D Council — Vitamin D Day is a day to recognize vitamin D deficiency as a world problem. Researchers agree that at least one third of the world is deficient in vitamin D, and some scientists even think a greater percent of people are deficient in vitamin D....read more
Dr. Richard Weller, who introduced us to the benefits of nitric oxide production from UV light in 2013, also wrote a paper promoting the importance of sun exposure for older people, as summarized by Dr. Marc Sorenson for the Sunlight Institute. Sorenson breaks down...read more
Vitamin D is part of the team’s “prescription” and they should visit warmer climates or use sunbeds to get it, Rangers F.C. manager Pedro Caixinha told the media recently. “Pedro Mendes told me about the need for sunlight. He used to go on a sunbed to make sure he got...read more
Business owner and former neurosurgeon Daniel Wei-Chen Hong, MD, uses the power of the sun to keep his team happy, healthy and productive with “Summer Fridays,” a business policy that typically offers employees half or full days off between Memorial Day and Labor Day....read more
A preliminary review suggests that getting adequate vitamin D helps individuals exercise more strenuously while also exhibiting reduced signs of physical exertion, Details Magazine online reports. “In layman’s terms, vitamin D helps you exercise harder without...read more
One thing that critics of the indoor tanning industry either don’t understand or refuse to admit is the reality that base tans acquired in a non-burning fashion at a professional tanning facility help to prevent sunburn. It’s surprising. That is a fundamental...read more
In a new scientific paper, Dr. MS Razzaque shows that there may be some downsides to vitamin D supplementation, including “cardiovascular events and beyond.” He also states that “since hypovitaminosis D status usually reflects reduced sunlight exposure, the obvious...read more
It’s no secret that everyone looks and feels a little sexier with a nice tan. But that’s apparently not the only way sunshine can improve your sex life. Exposure to bright lights, similar to sunlight, tripled reported sexual satisfaction in men by increasing...read more
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