What time do your rise every morning? Even if you are a habitual late riser, try getting up early for a week and I am sure you will make it a habit. In the morning as early as 5 – 6.30 am is the best time to make a good beginning of the day. You are less likely to get distracted. If you wait until the afternoon or evening to do something meaningful for yourself such as exercising, writing or reading, you’re likely to push it off to the next day. As the day progresses, people tend to procrastinate their tasks. Look at the sky early in the morning to enjoy the brilliant colors of the sky, morning sunlight, breath the fresh air, fill your lungs with the freshness, the early mornings are just superb to make a wonderful beginning of the day.
Enjoy the sun rise and soak in it completely in the morning before 8 am. It is natural source of Vitamin D. it is called “sunshine” vitamin and is a hot topic. The early morning sunlight stimulates the body to produce Vitamin D. It serves to increase calcium absorption in the gut and calcium transfer across cell membrane, so it can strengthen bones. Vitamin D also provides protection against cancers such as lung, prostate, and skin cancer. It helps in protecting your body from osteoporosis, rickets, and diabetes. In addition, vitamin D is said to help lower blood cholesterol levels thus helping fight heart disease.
How morning sunlight helps you?
Sunlight also stimulates the production of serotonin, a neurotransmitter in the brain that regulate mood. Serotonin levels high enough to result in a more positive mood and a quiet way of thinking with mental focus. In fact psychiatrists suggest depression patients to take as much sunlight as possible because sunlight can reduce symptoms of depression by releasing endorphins. Endorphins itself is a natural anti-depressant that is created by body and is very helpful in reducing seasonal depression. Therefore, children in school are made to exercise early in the mornings.
How morning sunlight helps your skin?
Sunlight improves blood circulation by dilating blood vessels in the skin. By doing so, more nutrients and oxygen are carried to the cells; when capillary blood vessels open so that health improves to a great extent. In addition, the heart becomes healthier by lowering the pulse rate when resting and reducing blood pressure.
Sun improves chronic skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis. Exposure to sunlight can also reduce the manifestation of pregnancy scars, and other skin imperfections.
A new study suggests that the exposure to sunlight and vitamin D can prevent type 1 diabetes in children. Some scientists also believe that exposure to sunlight may also lower blood sugar levels by stimulating the storage of glucose in muscle and liver. Sunlight can strengthen the immune system, because when exposed to sunlight, the body produces more white blood cells that help to ward off infection and other diseases caused by bacteria, fungi, and viruses.
Do you know that exposure to sunlight can also boost the elimination of toxins in the body by improving liver function? In addition, the sun also increases blood circulation which eliminates toxins more efficiently and cleanses the body.
What are the morning sunlight benefits?
The list of benefits of morning sunlight is extensive; it is proved that due to the exposure to sunlight, melatonin production increases. Melatonin is a hormone produced by the gland which looks like tiny bean seed found in the base of the brain. Melatonin is needed for an undisturbed good sleep quality. Morning Sunlight is also the best treatment to increase appetite. It also can improve digestion and increase metabolism.
However, excessive sun exposure can cause eye damage, melanoma and skin cancer. So make sure to choose the right time to get sun exposure and protect the skin by wearing hats, appropriate clothing, or use a sun screen. A great time in the sun is the morning at 6:00 to 09:00 am, and the time that should be avoided is at 10:00 to 16:00 pm. The 10 – 4 pm sunlight is not good for the body because it contains Ultra Violet rays which are risky.
Is it very difficult to get up early in the morning and enjoy the fresh morning sun light? It’s ironic that we people don’t enjoy the free abundance offered by nature, we instead run after the expensive and dodgy tonics and medicines to safeguard out health.