If you are one of the early followers of my health and fitness blog, you will have been among the first people in this part of the world to learn of the growing avalanche of evidence that the fear-mongering about sunlight by commercially driven interests is causing widespread harm and death.
Is the deafening silence of public health advocacy agencies because the sale of suncreen is a huge revenue earner for them? Is it because the people who run these are more advocates of commercial and drugs industry interests than the health of the ordinary person? Is it because sunlight is free and vitamin D supplements are cheap and non-patentable?
The response of the medical authorities to the growing public interest in vitamin D is to issue a memo to all doctors in New Zealand last year disouraging the testing of blood vitamin D levels on the basis that it is costing too much!
At last, a plausible explanation for the explosion in rates of autism
There is a growing body of scientific evidence of the link between the epidemic of autism and vitamin D deficiency. If you read my earlier post about autism and the Vitamin D Council you are again privilged to be among the first to learn of this disturbing link.
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW: AUTISM AND VITAMIN D
Here is the article that is currently the most comprehensive explanation of the link between autism and vitamin D deficiency.
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