Reasons Why Sun Light Is Actually Good For You

Why Sun Light Is Actually Good For You

For some decades, people are shying from sunlight. Some may think it's harmful to our health. But scientific researches show that soaking up in sunlight for some time is very essential for our health. 
But a growing body of scientific research suggests that completely shunning sunlight isn't such a good idea.

Here are the reasons why you should soak up In the sun every day:

  • It Promotes bone growth: Vitamin D is a hormone that helps to promote calcium absorption, and very essential for bone growth and functioning. Since the sunlight has Vitamin D, basking in the sun for 5-15 minutes daily is very helpful in bone growth and functioning. 
  • It improves Sleeping: Dr. Mithu Storoni says that "The brighter your daylight exposure, the more melatonin you produce at night". Melatonin is a type of hormone that improves sleep. It is also known as the sleep hormone. It also reduces the stress level that ensures an anxiety-free sleep. sun rays contain such elements that increase that hormone, which is very essential for us.
  • It Elevates Mood: Dr. Michael Roizen says, "The sun works through a number of receptors in the brain to affect our mental status and alertness." Sun exposures help to improve your mood by boosting the level of serotonin, also known as the happiness hormone. Sunlight also helps to decrease the level of depressions and anxiety, which lets you live happily.
  • It Lowers Blood Pressure: A survey shows that nearly 20% of people on earth suffer from high blood pressure. According to a recent study at Edinburgh University,  Sun's   UV rays can become the cause of a significant drop in blood pressure, by reducing blood pressure, also eradicates the chances of heart attacks and strokes.

In addition, a very recent study of the Journal of Human Resources, those students who get more sunlight, perform better in tests. But an excessive amount of sun rays can do harm to your health. If you go outside in the sun for more than 15 minutes, you should use your sun-scream. Soaking up for 5-15 minutes is enough every day.

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