Ian Wishart, the author of Vitamin D: Is This The Miracle Vitamin?, challenges the Cancer Society to get its facts right on skin cancer and vitamin D in a head to head debate broadcast on TVNZ. In case anyone is wondering, the clip begins just as an advertorial segment on the show had
The National Cancer Institute’s cancer registry shows that melanoma incidence in women under 20 years of age is significantly less than 1 case per 100,000 girls and has actually decreased in the past 10 years — published data that fly in the face of what dermatology has claimed.. Read
“Unfortunately, almost no one gets enough sunshine-made vitamin D3 for it to do its job, and it’s got a big job: reduce inflammation, regulate cell growth and protect your immune and neuromuscular systems.” — Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Michael Roizen in a column they jointly write, publish
In a blog post yesterday, Dr. Marc Sorenson of the Sunlight Institute critiques a recent press release from the Skin Cancer Foundation in which the foundation claimed that sunlight exposure is not a good source of vitamin D.