Let the spirit of get up in the morning …. Warm your body under the morning sunlight. Many people are afraid of the sunlight as it can cause black skin effect. This statement is true, but not for the sunlight in the morning (the time from after sunrise until 09.00 am). The research have
shown that many benefits can be obtained if a person perform activities outside the home and get enough sunlight in the morning.
If it is too late, you should protect your body from the sunlight because it contains ultraviolet rays that can be harmful to the body such as making black skin, even burn. Therefore, avoid direct contact with the sun at 10.00 to 15.00, because at the time when the blazing sun is at maximum. If you want going out are recommended to use a hat or umbrella and covered clothing as protection.
The following are some of the benefits of morning sunlight for health:
1. Vitamin D
Morning sunlight stimulates the body to produce vitamin D. Sunlight on the face, neck, arms and legs for 10-15 minutes can produce vitamin D your body needs. This Vitamin increases calcium absorption in the intestine and calcium transfer across the cell membrane that are useful for bone strength.
2. Reduce risk of cancer
Vitamin D synthesis is stimulated by sunlight thus significantly help reduce the risk of various forms of cancer such as prostate, colon, breast and ovarian. But remember not to overdo it, because it can promote cancer of skin.
3. Improve blood circulation
Sunlight improves blood circulation by dilating blood vessels in the skin, thus bringing more nutrients and oxygen to the cells. It also keeps the heart healthy by lowering the heart rate and reduce blood pressure.
4. Beneficial for the skin
Chronic skin conditions such as acne, eczema and psoriasis had improved and lower manifestation of stretch marks, scars and other skin disorders.
5. Preventing diabetes
The new study suggests that sunlight exposure plays an important role in helping to prevent type 1 diabetes in children, as well as lowering blood sugar levels by stimulating the storage of glucose in muscle and liver.
6. Strengthens the immune system
Sunlight supports the immune system, because when sunlight exposed the body will produce more white blood cells that help ward off infection and other diseases produced by bacteria, fungi or viruses.
7. Body Detoxification
Sunlight help remove waste from the body by improving liver function and improve blood circulation so that the elimination of waste through the blood more efficiently.
8. Improve quality of sleep
Sunlight increases the production of melatonin, which is needed in order to improve the quality of sleep. Melatonin is produced by the pineal gland, a small pea-sized organ found at the base of the brain.
9. Beneficial for stomach
Sunlight is good to increase appetite, improve digestion and metabolism.