Of all the health benefits of sunlight, initiating the process of producing vitamin D in the body may be the best known.
People can get vitamin D from their diet and supplements, but sunlight is an important source of this essential nutrient.
Vitamin D is necessary for key biological processes to take place in the body. Its benefits include;
Supporting Healthy Bones
Managing Calcium Levels
Supporting The Immune System And Glucose Metabolism.
Being in the sun generally makes people feel good
Sunlight also supports better sleep and sets people’s circadian rhythms by regulating the levels of serotonin and melatonin.
Another importance of sunlight is that exposure to UVB rays causes human skin to produce beta-endorphins, which are hormones that reduce pain. Other benefits include;
Promoting a sensation of well-being and improving mood
Boosting the immune system
Helping wounds heal
Helping people feel more alert
Increasing, when a person’s workplace has access to sunlight