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We Are Sunshine

The real story on Vitamin D

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

When a nasty flu struck California’s Atascadero State Hospital, Doctor John Cannell made an interesting discovery.

“I know my patients had been exposed to influenza, but none of them got sick,” he said.…

Sunshine deficiency leads to vitamin D crisis

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Millions of Australians are exposing themselves to bone disease, fractures, diabetes and cancers by failing to get enough vitamin D, a crucial nutrient produced when skin is exposed to sunlight.

Experts have warned the highly acclaimed “Slip Slop Slap” campaign …

Some seniors face insufficient Vitamin D levels

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Insufficient intake of vitamin D may lead to decreased physical strength, increased muscle weakness and increased risk of disability in older women and men, according to a new study published in the Journal of Gerontology: Medical Sciences.

Coffee cuts risk of skin cancer by one third

Monday, December 17th, 2007

New research shows that drinking¬†coffee every day can reduce the risk of some skin cancers.…

Certain nutrients may help ward off the winter blues

Monday, December 17th, 2007

Like bears fattening up before hibernating, many people experience food cravings and fatigue as winter approaches. Some people also report feeling unusually blue when the temperature drops and nighttime comes earlier. Interestingly, certain nutrients may help ward off winter blues.…

Early man affected by Vitamin D deficiency

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

The most ancient case of tuberculosis was recently found in a 500,000-year-old human fossil, with researchers suggesting that the deadly disease has a link to¬†vitamin D deficiency.…

“Blessed” by Skin Deep

Friday, November 30th, 2007

Most people only dream about achieving that youthful skin complexion they once had. According to Skin Deep International, that skin is only four weeks away! Just get Blessed.…

State of the Industry: Fight Fire With Fire

Friday, November 30th, 2007

If you are a typical indoor tanning facility owner, then odds are you’re used to defending the tanning industry from character attacks. But are your defense mechanisms successful?…..READ MORE