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

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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



Useful URLs on Ultraviolet Radiation and Vitamin D

Like-minded organizations:

The Vitamin D Council

Vitamin D
Listen Now to our exclusive interview of Dr. William Grant, as we reveal the exciting health benefits of Vitamin D on Create Health and

Vitamin D home page for University of California, Riverside

Sunlight Robbery: Health benefits of sunlight are denied by current public health policy in the UK

Solarmeter® Model 6.4 Vitamin D3 IU per Minute meter...... reads out weighted UVB effective irradiance converted to IU per Minute from either solar or artificial UVR sources. Reading is for default parameters of 10% body exposure (face, arms, hands), skin type 2, no tan or SPF, and age 20 young adult. A software utility program is included with the meter allowing adjustment of all these parameters to see the net effect on Vitamin D3 dosage. Price is $189.

GrassrootsHealth is a nonprofit (501c3) organization whose aim is to get the disease prevention and health message of vitamin D out to the public.

The Vitamin D Association is an organization in England that sponsored presentations on vitamin D in 2011.

Vitamin D Wiki is a website maintained by Henry Lahore, striving to be the most comprehensive website for information on vitamin D.

Information on approximately 75 diseases linked to vitamin D deficiency are posted at this website. There are both patient-friendly and scientific documents as well as a link to for the full listing on vitamin D for each disease or condition.

The Healing Sun. This website examines the positive influence of the sun's rays on human health.

Sperti Vitamin D lampVitamin D Lamp, model D/UV-F is a special UV sunlamp for natural Vitamin D production in the body. The UVB rays from The Vitamin D Lamp will naturally help treat and prevent Vitamin D deficiency. The Vitamin D Lamp is portable, powerful, effective, and well-made in the USA. On average Vitamin D sessions are just 3 to 5 minutes long, and done 2 or 3 times per week. Auto turn-off timer & free protective UV eyewear is included for safety.

Ultraviolet radiation data
DNA-weighted UVB spectral exposure for July 1992 developed using data from the Total Ozone Mapping Spectrometer

U.S. Department of Agriculture Ultraviolet Monitoring and Research Program

NOAA UV Index Page

Current UV Index Forecast

Centro de Previsão de Tempo e Estudos Climáticos

Cancer data
OncologySTAT is committed in providing up to date news, journal scans, chemotherapy regimens, interviews with reputable doctors and informative videos. OncologySTAT's mission is to improve worldwide cancer care and prevention by providing healthcare professionals with immediate integrated access to the most authoritative evidence-based information available.
Colon Cancer Resources from OncologySTAT

Ralph W. Moss, Ph.D.
Weekly and the Moss Reports
Expert Guidance for patients and their families on the best alternative, complimentary and cutting-edge conventional options for specific cancer types.

U.S. Atlas of Cancer Mortality (accessed April 17, 2010) (accessed June 18, 2011)

Female Intelligence Agency examines: How to prevent breast cancer

Medical journal information
PubMed: 13 million journal paper titles, authors, and, in most cases, abstracts:

Multiple sclerosis
Epidemiology and multiple sclerosis a personal review, John F Kurtzke MD

Ashton Embry's organization in Canada

All About Multiple Sclerosis aims to provide accurate and comprehensive medical information about multiple sclerosis (MS) written in plain English by people living with the disease and its symptoms.

MS and Vitamin D

The Accelerated Cure Project for Multiple Sclerosis is a national nonprofit dedicated to curing MS by determining its causes.

News sources
Create s News Alert: (e.g., vitamin D, ultraviolet)

Making Healthy Choices: Nutrition Counseling and Workshops offered by UCSF

UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center paper on Nutrition and Prostate Cancer

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - the source of dietary information by country

Living and Raw Foods - The largest community on the internet dedicated to educating the world about the power of the living and raw vegetarian food diet

The Center for Food Safety (CFS) is a non-profit public interest and environmental advocacy membership organization established for the purpose of challenging harmful food production technologies and promoting sustainable alternatives.

ALLIANCE FOR BIO-INTEGRITY Preserving the Safety of Our Food, the Health of Our Environment, and the Harmony of Our Relationship with Nature

The Future of Food - An in-depth look into the controversey over genetiacally modified food.

Monterrey Bay Aquarium: Seafood Watch Program - Choices for healthy oceans

Not Milk - links and articles concerning the dangers of dairy

The Key to Better Living - This booklet contains vitally important health information that is not readily available. It covers the “do’s,” the “don’ts,” and the “whys”, and is in a very short concise form.

Other health links is the most-visited natural health site on the Web

Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is a nonprofit organization that promotes preventive medicine, conducts clinical research, and encourages higher standards for ethics and effectiveness in research.

The Cancer Project is a special project of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) advancing new approches to cancer prevention and survival through nutrition education and research

Acupuncture Clinic of Corvallis - Lots of good information including links to health information web sites.

Shirley's Wellness Cafe - The healing properties of sunlight

Alkalize for Health - Information about cancer and preventatives
Sunlight and Vitamin D specific - Information about the health benefits of Vitamin C

WHO mortality database. This database contains cancer mortality statistics by country or regions, extracted from the World Health Organisation (WHO) databank.

Health Research Forum - The aim of Health Research Forum is to develop an up-to-date public health policy based on scientific evidence.

007 and the Female Intelligence Agency examine "Is there enough vitamin D in breast milk?"

Doctor - World's largest Health Homesteading website

Beyond Health - Taking you beyond health as you know it!

Health-e-America Foundation - Ending America's Epidemic of Chronic Disease

Department of the Planet Earth - This site has several papers and essays on the role of aluminum as a risk factor for Alzheimer's disease and how to prevent Alzheimer's disease.

Medical News Today. For the latest medical news and health news headlines today and every day.

Health and Fitness Calculator from Whole - Useful tools to measure body mass, ideal weight, blood pressure and more.

The Dr. Rath Health Foundation - Responsibility for Health, Peace and Social Justice

Elite offers links to various vitamin sites

Polarity Healthcare - a site who's main purpose is to provide training and continuing education in energetic therapies and bodywork.

Top Women's Health Resources - A toplist for Women's Health websites focusing on Alternative & Holistic medicine and health.

PMS & PMDD Information symptoms ~ causes ~ diagnoses ~ treatments ~ support

PMS & PMDD Message Boards - A message board for discussion, education, and support for PMS and PMDD sufferers

Naturally - A website designed to help empower you to create a healthier and happier life naturally

The Alzheimer’s Prevention Foundation International, “The Original and Leading Voice of Alzheimer’s Prevention,”

Good Health Without Drugs