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Benefits of sunlight: How sun exposure boosts your health with Vitamin D

Published on Apr 01, 2024 06:52 PM IST
  • There's a reason why early morning sunlight feels so soothing and therapeutic. Here are all the benefits of sun exposure for your health
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"Exposure to sunlight is thought to increase the brain's release of a hormone called serotonin. Serotonin is associated with boosting mood and helping a person feel calm and focused. It can improve mood and stabilize our circadian rhythms, helping us get a better and deeper nights sleep. Psychologically, light can decrease depression scores and even increase cognitive performance such as reaction time and activation," says Karishma Shah.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 01, 2024 06:52 PM IST

"Exposure to sunlight is thought to increase the brain's release of a hormone called serotonin. Serotonin is associated with boosting mood and helping a person feel calm and focused. It can improve mood and stabilize our circadian rhythms, helping us get a better and deeper nights sleep. Psychologically, light can decrease depression scores and even increase cognitive performance such as reaction time and activation," says Karishma Shah.(Pixabay)

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In maintaining healthy hair and skin, Vitamin D obtained from sun exposure plays a crucial role. Here are some benefits explained by Nutritionist Apurva Agarwal. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 01, 2024 06:52 PM IST

In maintaining healthy hair and skin, Vitamin D obtained from sun exposure plays a crucial role. Here are some benefits explained by Nutritionist Apurva Agarwal. (Shutterstock)

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Hair health: Vitamin D helps stimulate hair follicles, promoting healthy hair growth. It may also play a role in preventing hair loss and maintaining hair thickness. (Freepik) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Hair health: Vitamin D helps stimulate hair follicles, promoting healthy hair growth. It may also play a role in preventing hair loss and maintaining hair thickness. (Freepik)

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Skin health: Adequate vitamin D levels contribute to overall skin health by promoting cell growth, repair, and metabolism. (Pexels) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Skin health: Adequate vitamin D levels contribute to overall skin health by promoting cell growth, repair, and metabolism. (Pexels)

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Anti-inflammatory properties: They can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness or inflammation associated with certain skin conditions. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Apr 01, 2024 06:52 PM IST

Anti-inflammatory properties: They can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness or inflammation associated with certain skin conditions. (Unsplash)

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