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Thursday, February 7, 2013
The Skin Cancer Foundation recently posted a press release on their website stating that they have busted the “myths surrounding vitamin D and sun exposure.” In it they quote Perry Robins, president of the foundation, as saying, “The misconception that exposure to UVB radiation is the optimal source of vitamin D puts people at risk for potentially life-threatening skin...
Sunday, September 23, 2012
    Should children over the age of six months use sunscreen year-round, even in sunless, cloudy weather? Of course not—but that idea may make $millions for the sunscreen manufacturers.     How convenient for the Skin Cancer Foundation to state, “for adequate protection against melanoma, non-melanoma skin cancers and photo-aging, everyone over the age of six months...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Cosmetic dermatology lobbying groups tell the public that diet and supplements are the best way to make vitamin D -- ignoring that nature's design is for us to make vitamin D from regular UV exposure and that the most sun-deprived populations are vitamin D deficient. Why would they lie? Consider Dermatology groups are paid millions of dollars by the manufacturers of...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Chemical sunscreen prevents sunburn. But it also completely blocks vitamin D production in the skin, which is why daily over-use of this product when sunburn isn't a possibility is dangerous for almost everyone. It's also why any group that tells you to wear chemical sunscreen daily instead of merely to prevent sunburn is fraudulently misbranding a product that contains...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Since the mid 1980s there has been increased emphasis worldwide on the importance of teaching proper sun care habits. While the core message behind teaching sun care is legitimate and necessary, much of recent public discussion about sun care falls in the category of over-stated hyperbole we call “sun scare.” Whereas the correct spirit of sun care means teaching people...
Thursday, July 8, 2010
Due to fear of melanoma, a deadly disease that has been erroneously attributed to sunlight exposure, the people are leaving the sunlight and becoming more like cave dwellers. For those of you who believe in evolution, can you imagine that after millions of years under the sun, human beings have been frightened away from their heritage? There is an inconvenient truth...