Sunlight, Nutrition and Health Research Center (SUNARC)

Sunlight, Nutrition And Health Research Center

Ultraviolet Radiation
Vitamin D recommendations
Vitamin D requirements during pregnancy and lactation
Why is the public misinformed about UV and vitamin D?


Cancer Mortality Maps
- Breast Cancer
- Colon Cancer
- Ovarian Cancer
- Multiple Sclerosis

About Us

Position Papers






Position of health organizations and agencies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States, and the World Health Organization, on UV radiation and vitamin D


Sunlight, Nutrition and Health Research Center (SUNARC) is an organization devoted to research, and education relating to the prevention of chronic disease through changes in diet and lifestyle.

William B. Grant, Ph.D.
Sunlight, Nutrition, and Health Research Center (SUNARC)
P.O. Box 641603
San Francisco, CA 94164-1603, USA



Scientific advisors to SUNARC

Gordon Ainsleigh, D.C.

Ashton Embry, Ph.D.
Research scientist
Geological Survey of Canada
Key contributions in the field of nutrition and/or ultraviolet radiation research: Linkages between nutritional factors and MS
Current research/related activities:Linkages between nutritional factors and MS
Key publications: Vitamin D and MS

Kathleen Fuller, Ph.D.

Cedric F. Garland, Dr.P.H.
Department of Family and Preventive Medicine
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive, 0631C
La Jolla CA 93093, USA

Mark F. McCarty
Pantox Laboratories
4622 Santa Fe St
San Diego, California 92109

Greg A. Plotnikoff, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minn, USA

George P Studzinski, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine
UMD-New Jersey Medical School,
185 South Orange Ave
Newark, NJ,07103,USA.

Mark A. Smith, Ph.D.,
Professor of Pathology
Department of Pathology, Case Western Reserve University
2103 Cornell Road, Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Research and Policy Advisors to SUNARC

John Jacob Cannell, MD
The Vitamin D Council
Atascadero, CA

Oliver Gillie, Health Journalist (UK)
Author of :
Sunny D, The Independent (London) 25 January 2004
It's the great cancer cover-up. Panicked into avoiding sunlight by health experts, we are now dying in our thousands from diseases linked to deficiencies of vitamin D. But still the exaggerated warnings come. Oliver Gillie reveals how sunbathing can save your life.
Sunlight Robbery: Health benefits of sunlight are denied by current public health policy in the UK

Connie M. Soles, M.A.
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Krispin Sullivan, CN
Author, Naked at Noon; Understanding Sunlight and Vitamin D, in press
Woodacre, CA

William Grant receives support from the UV Foundation, McLean, Virginia, The Vitamin D Society, BioTech Pharmacal, and the Vitamin D Council to conduct studies of the health benefits of increased vitamin D and ultraviolet B irradiance.
He received support previously from the European Sunlight Association