July 5, 2018
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Don't you feel great after having a beautiful day outside?
Everything just seems better, doesn't it? Studies do
show that spending tim outside is one of the best medicines,
just a small amount each day offer tons of benefits.
We’ve all heard that spending time in the sun provides
us with Vitamin D, but even if your summer gets off to a soggy
start, you can still reap other benefits of being outdoors. I've
listed a few below.
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Better Sleep Quality
Our circadian rhythms are naturally linked to the sun’s schedule. Spending too much time indoors can greatly affect our natural rhythms and can be harmful to our sleep patterns. On the flip side, more time spent outdoors, especially in the morning, can improve our sleep.
Looking for ways to add outdoor time to your day? Read the paper on your patio, play fetch with your dog, take a stroll around your landscape, or just enjoy the birds chirping!
The sun keeps your bones healthy.
That's because your body produces vitamin D when exposed to the sun. The so-called "sunshine vitamin" helps the body absorb
calcium, which is essential for bone health.
Vitamin D is found in fatty fish like salmon and in fortified dairy products, but it's also naturally produced when the sun shines on skin, triggering a reaction that makes vitamin D from cholesterol.