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Wednesday, July 20, 2011
If pharmaceutical companies could patent sunshine, would we even be discussing the best source of vitamin D? Of course not. In fact, sunshine is the only natural and intended source of vitamin D on the planet. Dietary sources of vitamin D -- with the exception of fatty fish like salmon and tuna -- are unnaturally supplemented with "The Sunshine Hormone" at small levels...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Appreciating the Sun and ultraviolet light By Marc Sorenson, EdD The sun is a fiery orb—a star that has a mass 330,000 times that of the earth.[1]  It generates energy by nuclear fusion of hydrogen into helium, fusing 620 million metric tons of hydrogen each second[2], and that energy travels in every direction.  A tiny portion of it reaches the Earth as sunlight where...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Understanding Ultraviolet Light Ultraviolet light light that is invisible because its wavelength is shorter than the violet part of the sunlight spectrum. UV is available year round in the tropics and during part of the year farther north and south. UV is also produced by sunlamps. There are three main varieties of UV: UVA, UVB and UVC. UV wavelengths are measured in...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Sunshine is free. No one sells it. It has neither a marketing team nor an advocate to defend it against the lies and the all-out assault by those who make billions of dollars annually preaching an over-the-top message of "Sun Scare" instead of teaching a balanced message of proper sun care. There is no doubt that the benefits of regular sun exposure — highlighted by, but...
Tuesday, June 15, 2010
Dr. Marc Sorenson, EdD Founder, The Sunlight InstitutemSorenson@sunlightInstitute.org Health education expert Dr. Marc Sorenson has become one of North America's leading independent sunlight and vitamin D advocates, traveling throughout the United States and Canada to deliver the message that vitamin D deficiency is killing people and that sun avoidance is unwarranted....