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Dr Oz Rethinks Tanning Beds for Vitamin D


Dr Oz the well known TV heath doctor, Dr. Mehmet Oz, recently stated after interviewing Dr Joeseph Mercola, he would re-think his position on tanning beds, because they are an abundant and natural source for producing our essential Vitamin D.  Click here to see Dr Oz video interview with Dr Mercola

 Dr Mercola's a frequent guest on Dr Oz show, position on Vitamin D is very clear. He firmly believes it is one of the most crucial nutrients for a healthy life. Vitamin D dubbed the powerful "sunshine vitamin" is becoming increasingly well-known for its many phenomenal health benefits, including protection from colds and flu, diabetes, MS, cancer, and a wide variety of other ailments. Mercola.com is the world's most visited natural health and wellness website! One of the most important natural sources of Vitamin D is the Sun's healthy UVB light. Most tanning beds are designed to provide exactly the same light as the Sun. Therefore Dr Mercola believes that especially during winter when the Sun's rays are the weakest a tanning bed of some type of tanning system would be one excellent source of obtaining Vitamin D. As well a healthy diet and proper supplement certainly are additional sources of essential Vitamin D required to live a long and healthy life.  

Click her to visit Dr Mercola video follow up after Dr Oz Show  

Dr Mercola, an osteopathic physician, also known as a DO. DOs are licensed physicians who, similar to MDs, can prescribe medication and perform surgery in all 50 states. DOs and MDs have similar training requiring four years of study in the basic and clinical sciences, and the successful completion of licensing exams. But DOs bring something extra to the practice of medicine. Osteopathic physicians practice a "whole person" approach, treating the entire person rather than just symptoms. Focusing on preventive health care, DOs help patients develop attitudes and lifestyles that don't just fight illness, but help prevent it, too. Board Certified American College Osteopathic General Practitioners and State of Illinois Licensed Physician and Surgeon. Dr Mercola is a dedicated to finding long-term solutions for his patients who suffer from chronic illnesses. I believe that most medications provide only temporary relief at best, and as an osteopathic physician, I seek to treat the whole person, not just the symptoms.

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