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?

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- Ovarian Cancer
- Multiple Sclerosis

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Position Papers

- Critique of the International Agency for Research on Cancer meta-analyses of the association of sunbed use with risk of cutaneous malignant melanoma

- Estimated benefit of increased vitamin D status in reducing the economic burden of disease in Western Europe

- Vitamin D Starter Kit

- Alzheimer's Disease 

- Responses to the Institute of Medicine’s report on vitamin D and calcium along with selected papers that seemed to help steer the IOM’s decision.

- Summary of evidence for a role of vitamin D in risk of disease incidence or death for 118 diseases or conditions;
a project for VitaminDCouncil.org; updated search of pubmed with slightly different search terms

-Importance of vitamin D for pregnant women and developing fetuses (powerpoint presentation)

 

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Links

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

wbgrant@infionline.net

Vitamin D3 and Solar Power for Optimal Health

Solar Power for Optimal Health!
Click image for info and to purchase

"Marc deserves congratulations for tackling a difficult subject and making it understandable for the lay reader. I highly recommend this book."

~ Vitamin D Council Executive Director, Dr. John Cannell

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
wbgrant@infionline.net

Bibliography

Background

Scientific advisors to SUNARC

Gordon Ainsleigh, D.C.
California
drgordon@auburninternet.com

Ashton Embry, Ph.D.
Research scientist
Geological Survey of Canada
aembry@nrcan.gc.ca
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
http://www.direct-ms.org

Kathleen Fuller, Ph.D.
Arizona
kfuller@anthrohealth.net
www.AnthroHealth.net

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

Mark F. McCarty
Pantox Laboratories
4622 Santa Fe St
San Diego, California 92109
mccarty@pantox.com

Greg A. Plotnikoff, M.D.
Department of Internal Medicine
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, Minn, USA
gregory@sc.itc.keio.ac.jp

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.
studzins@umdnj.edu

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

Research and Policy Advisors to SUNARC

John Jacob Cannell, MD
The Vitamin D Council
Atascadero, CA
http://www.cholecalciferol-council.com/
jjcannell@charter.net

Oliver Gillie, Health Journalist (UK)
olivergillie@compuserve.com
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
http://www.healthresearchforum.org.uk/reports/sunlightrobbery.pdf

Connie M. Soles, M.A.
Auditory Integration Training (AIT) offered by Connie Soles president of AudioHope is a specialized non-invasive music intervention for ADHD and autism requiring 10 consecutive days of treatment consisting of 20 thirty minute sessions.
http://www.audiohope.org
Soles1@cox.net

Krispin Sullivan, CN
Nutritionist
Author, Naked at Noon; Understanding Sunlight and Vitamin D, in press
Woodacre, CA
info@sunlightd.org

William Grant receives support from the UV Foundation, McLean, Virginia http://www.uvfoundation.org, The Vitamin D Society http://www.vitamindsociety.org, BioTech Pharmacal http://www.biotechpharmacal.com/, and the Vitamin D Council http://www.vitamindcouncil.org/ to conduct studies of the health benefits of increased vitamin D and ultraviolet B irradiance.
He received support previously from the European Sunlight Association http://www.europeansunlight.eu