We Are Sunshine

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

Sunshine vitamin may help slow aging

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

A study of 2,100 female twin pairs found those with higher vitamin D levels may knock off five years of aging, British and American researchers say. …

Scientific American confirms benefits of Vitamin D

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

In its November 2007 issue, a leading science magazine ran an in-depth, seven-page article entitled “Cell Defenses and the Sunshine Vitamin,” summarizing that scientists now recognize that Vitamin D does much more than build strong bones and that many people …

Power Points with Joe Schuster

Thursday, November 29th, 2007

schuster-joe_mug.gifThis past fall, the North Carolina Museum of Natural History initiated “Take a Child Outside Week” from Sept
24-28. It asked for adults to take the time to reintroduce kids to the great outdoors, even if it is only in …