Wednesday, November 6, 2019


Spending time outdoors can improve your overall health and wellness. Regular sun exposure is the most natural way to get enough Vitamin D. 

How does it work?? 
Sunlight hitting your skin begins an internal process that leads to the creation and activation of Vitamin D in your body.
Vitamin D role??
Vitamin D absorbs calcium into your bones, which promotes bone growth. Too little Vitamin D can cause soft bones in children and fragile bones in adults. Vitamin D's primary role, is calcium absorption, but it doesn't stop there. It also plays a vital role in regulating your immune system and neurological system.

To maintain a healthy Vitamin D level in your body, aim for 10-30 min of midday sunlight, several times per week. This effort will not only increase your body's internal health, but will dramatically impact your health and happiness. 

**Fun fact: the lighter your skin color, the faster Vitamin D absorption occurs; 10 min is usually all a fair skinned person needs for adequate intake. The darker the skin, the longer the absorption; leaning more towards 20-30 min for adequate exposure.

Even with winter quickly approaching, strive to make time outdoors a priority! 

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