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South Jordan
10344 S Redwood Rd.
South Jordan, UT
West Jordan
3812 W 7800 S
West Jordan, UT


Benefits To Indoor Tanning

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Are there benefits of tanning? Yes! Tanning has many benefits. Tanning helps your body produce vitamin D, and high levels of this vitamin have been proven to help fight cancer.

Indoor tanning was first invented in Europe to harness the benefits of regular sunlight exposure. It was a way for Northern Europeans (who are generally light deprived) to get the advantages of being in the sun on a regular basis. It came into the United States in the late 1970s and in the early 1980s. It was largely a cosmetic business. It became more about getting a tan in the United States, but the roots are still there and there are customers in the United States who come to a tanning facility specifically for the therapeutic benefits. Being in the sun is the body’s natural way to produce vitamin D. We are just now beginning to see in full force what advantages it provides to people to have fully complemented vitamin D levels in their body. People get 90-95% of their vitamin D through exposure to the sun and our society has become more and more sun averse. For example, we work indoors, and we get our sunlight more sporadically than we used to. It has become difficult to manufacture vitamin D naturally through exposure to sunlight. One of the benefits of going to the tanning salon for a cosmetic tan is that the exposure to UVB light is the body’s natural way to produce vitamin.

We are just now starting to see the individuals who have healthy vitamin D levels are much less likely to develop certain forms of cancer. Breast cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer and prostate cancer are all much more common in people, who do not receive regular sunlight. We have known this correlation for a long, long time and only recently has research started to show that vitamin D plays a role in slowing the growth of cancer cells in these types of tumors.

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