Return of Sunshine, Surprising Health Benefits from Sun Exposure, Reduce Mild Depression with Sunlight

Wellness Wednesday  for Stouffville Yoga Life   
January 11th  2017 

Return of Sunshine, Health Benefits of Sunshine, Reduce Mild Depression with Sunshine  

In January those of us in the Northern Hemisphere gain 1.5 to 2 minutes of sunlight every day. Through February because of the Earth's tilt we gain 2.5 minutes of additional sunlight from the darkest day, December 21st. 

Although we're all aware of the dangers of too much sun exposure, new research provides the benefits of sun exposure, starting with a simple walk whenever the weather allows. Increasingly scientists agree the list of benefits from sunshine is long.

For now, just be aware that moderate sunshine on your cheeks helps chase the winter blues! 
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