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By: Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute  – 
Monday, March 2, 2015

Now that I have your undivided attention, let’s delve into this unusual title. On the Sunlight Institute site, I have discussed the healthful effects of nitric oxide (NO) several times; it is a potent vasodilator, meaning it relaxes the blood vessels, allowing the blood to pass more easily through the vessels.

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By: Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute  – 
Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In a previous post, I mentioned that morning sunlight exposure correlated to a lower body-mass index (BMI), a measurement which is used to assess whether a person is obese, normal weight, overweight, etc.[1] It was obvious that production of vitamin D was not the mechanism that led to the slimmer bodies, because D production is greatest at midday.

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By: Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute  – 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

 

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By: Marc Sorenson, EdD Sunlight Institute  – 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Hallelujah! At least some scientists in Australia are realizing that their sun-avoidance programs, probably the most draconian in the world, are causing health problems, particularly musculoskeletal disorders (bone, joint and muscle problems). According to this article, those maladies cause more disability than any other group of medical conditions and cost the Australian economy $9.15 billion per year.

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