Benefits of Sunlight
Researchers have started recognizing the importance of sunlight for a healthy lifestyle .Many new and upcoming studies are revealing more and more benefits that led to a healthyful living.Here are some of the key benefits of the sunlight:
> Provides Vitamin D:
One of the prime benefits of sunlight is providing the body with Vitamin D which helps to strength to the bones and contributes for a healthy nervous system by increasing the production of endorphins in the brain. Apart from all this, Vitamin D also helps in lowering the cholesterol level in blood.One the other hand, lack of vitamin D is associated with a host of auto-immune ailments such as Crohn’s disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and thyroditis.
> Enhancement of the immune system :
Sunlight also helps in enhancing the immune system by increasing the count of white blood cells (WBCs) as well as gamma globulin, which is beneficial in waiving off viruses and germs .In return, it enhances the capacity of red blood cells in carrying oxygen.
> Healthier Heart :
Getting adequate amount of sunlight everyday can serve as the perfect exercise for the heart, as it enables the body to lower the resting pulse rate and decreasing hypertension, thereby making the heart healthier.
> Sunlight may help prevent skin Infections :
“Sunlight can help in bringing down the risk of developing skin allergies like prickly heat , psoriases ,etc and protects it againt bacterial infections.”
According to a US-based Professor John Hawk (who has said to be studing the benefits of sunlight) ,” Small amount of sunlight may protect us against a number of skin conditions including such allergic reactions as pricky heat , psoriasis and skin allergies to cosmetics , metals , perfumes , and even garden flowers . There is some of the evidence with us suggesting sunlight may boost up the immune system to help resist bacterial infections.”
Other health benefits of sunlight are:
- Strengthening of cardiovascular system
- Normalizing blood pressure as well as blood sugar
- Results in Increased metabolism
- Helping in weight loss
- Helps in eliminating wastes thereby ensuring proper functioning of kidneys
- Enhanced liver function
- Enhanced Digestive system
Keep This In Mind :
Ya this is rightly said and people should have a regular dose of sunshine everyday.However despite of all the health benefits, researchers had sugested to have a very small amount of sunshine as excessive sunbathing or a foolish sunbed use is potentially dangerous and large doses lead the risk of skin ageing and cancer.
So do have a little dose of sunlight everyday to make your body fight against various allergies and bacterial infections.But be careful and avoid large doses as it can adversely effect your body.