Media Advisory - Study Solidifies Benefits of Sunlight and Vitamin D



    KELOWNA, BC, Jan. 9 /CNW/ - The vitamin D-related anti-cancer benefits of
regular sun exposure outweigh the risks associated with over-exposure,
according to a University of Oslo study featured in the Jan. 15 issue of
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of
America.
    The study already has captured media attention worldwide. It is available
for advance viewing on the PNAS' website.

    
    WHAT:     Health Benefits of Increased Sun Exposure Outweigh the Risks

    WHERE:    Visit www.pnas.org/. Conduct a content search for the lead
              author Johan Moan

    WHEN:     The study will appear in the Jan. 15 issue of PNAS, but has
              been released on the web for advanced viewing.
    

    Canada's Vitamin D Society recommends that Canadians get their vitamin D
blood levels checked regularly, maintaining levels advocated by the Vitamin D
Council. For more information on Vitamin D visit: www.vitaminDsociety.org;
www.vitaminDcouncil.org; www.Direct-ms.org; www.sunarc.org.

    The Vitamin D Society is a Canadian non-profit group organized to:
increase awareness of the many health conditions strongly linked to vitamin D
deficiency; encourage Canadians to be proactive in protecting their health and
have their vitamin D blood levels tested annually and fund valuable vitamin D
research.

    MEDIA: This paper advances many of the points that Canadian Vitamin D
expert Dr. Reinhold Vieth has championed for several years. To arrange an
interview with Dr. Vieth, please contact Andrea Lukac at 416-360-6522 ext.
283.





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For further information: Please contact Andrea Lukac at (416) 360-6522
ext. 283

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