Vitamin D and Tanning
According to new research, Women with High Vitamin D levels may be up to 70 percent less likely to contract Breast Cancer. Breast cancer is the most common cancer for North American women. There will be 200,000 new cases this year and 45,000 will die.
At Beamers Tanning we are proud to be a part of the largest Smart Tan D-Feat Breast Cancer Campaign to promote the "Sunshine Vitamin". Because of this, The Vitamin D Foundation (a non-profit organization) has been established. Please read more on research that has been done and click on the links to watch very informative videos.....
New study links low levels of Vitamin D to many illnesses
Feb 22: Doctors have known that low levels of vitamin D are linked to certain kinds of cancers as well as to diabetes and asthma, but new research also shows that the vitamin can kill human cancer cells.
Low Vitamin D linked to colon cancer
Jan 22: Low levels of circulating vitamin D are associated with a greater risk of colorectal cancer, European researchers say. A case-control study found that people in the top fifth of vitamin D levels had 40 percent lower risk for colorectal cancer than those in the bottom fifth, according to Mazda Jenab of the International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France, and colleagues.
Vitamin D shown to cut cancer risk in women
June 8: Building hope for one pill to prevent many cancers, vitamin D cut the risk of several types of cancer by 60 percent overall for older women in the most rigorous study yet.
To fight cancer, keep on the sunny side
May 16: Recent studies show that low levels of Vitamin D may adversely affect the prognosis of breast cancer as well as other disease, including heart disease, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis and others. NBC's Robert Bazell reports.
Sunscreens can block vitamin D
Jan 19: Many doctors say ultraviolet light from the sun or a tanning machine is dangerous because of the skin cancer risk, but increasingly others disagree. NBC's Robert Bazell reports.