The Healing Power of Sunlight & Vitamin D
“This information can save your life. Really.”—Christiane Northrup, MD, New York Times bestselling author of Goddesses Never Age and Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom
Many Americans have succumbed to the scare tactics of the dermatological community, and avoid sunlight for fear of skin cancer and premature aging. Therefore, most of us suffer from vitamin D deficiency, which causes daily aches, pains, and fatigue worsens serious illnesses and diminishes the quality of everyday life. Drawing on decades of research, Dr. Michael f. Holick reveals a well-kept secret: our bodies need a sensible amount of unprotected sun exposure. The most comprehensive rescriptive book on the market, The Vitamin D Solution offers readers an easy and inexpensive plan to reverse the effects of vitamin D deficiency-and enjoying a substantially healthier life.
Dr. Michael Holick is the world’s foremost authority on vitamin D and the healing power of natural sunlight. He’s the author of The UV Advantage, and in this interview, Dr. Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders, and more. This is one of the most eye-opening interviews you’ll ever read on health.
From children to seniors, up to 80% of us are deficient in vitamin D, claims Dr. Eric Madrid, in his illuminating new book Vitamin D Prescription-The Healing Power of the Sun & How It Can Save Your Life. Vitamin D not only builds strong bones, but it can help prevent or control diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure, lupus, and even cancer. Madrid urges readers to have their blood vitamin D levels checked by their physicians and to supplement with vitamin D pills. He also advises to limit the sunscreen and soak up the healthy rays of the sun instead. Filled with thought-provoking research studies, personal anecdotes, and case histories, Vitamin D Prescription is meant to be an easy-to-read and informative book about the healing powers of this astonishing vitamin.
Other Doctors Comments:
“Following Dr. Holick’s advice about vitamin D is possibly the single most important thing you can do to improve your health and save yourself from many chronic diseases, including cancer.”—David Servan-Schreiber, M.D., Ph.D., author of international bestsellers The Instinct to Heal and Anticancer: A New Way of Life
“Dr. Michael Holick has been a hero of mine for many years. How thrilling to have his ground-breaking research on vitamin D in one easily accessible book. This information can save your life. Really.”—Christiane Northrup, M.D., OB/GYN physician and author of the New York Times bestsellers: Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom and The Wisdom of Menopause
“Dr. Holick shows us why if you do one thing for your health besides eating well and exercising it MUST be getting more vitamin D through sun or supplements. Vitamin D deficiency affecting 200 million Americans is not just important for building strong bones but is absolutely needed to prevent and treat our chronic disease epidemic including heart disease, cancer, diabetes, depression, obesity, and autoimmune disease. The Vitamin D Solution, written by the world’s leading authority on vitamin D will surprise and delight you.”—Mark Hyman, MD, leading authority on nutrition and health and four-time New York Times best-selling author including The UltraMind Solution and winner of the Linus Pauling Award.
“Dr. Michael Holick’s The Vitamin D Solution is an essential guide for women and men of all ages. As the leading vitamin D researcher in the country, Dr. Holick provides clear, practical, and scientifically based advice to help you improve your vitamin D nutrition and overall health.”—Miriam E. Nelson, Ph.D., associate professor, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University and the author of the bestselling “Strong Women” book series
“I’m very pleased with the information presented in Dr. Holick’s The Vitamin D Solution…[he] provides an understandable, well-written, and highly informative presentation about this unique vitamin, its history, its very important functions, problems with deficiency, and the steps to rebuild Vitamin D levels.”—Diane Kress, R.D. CDE, author of The Metabolism Miracle