Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Vitamin D, What it Means to Our Good Health

Wintertime and cold temperatures keep people inside more than warmer times of the year when the Sun shines daily. Even so, with so many jobs located indoors, many hard workers seldom see the light of day. But vitamin D, much of which is provided by exposure to natural sunlight (specifically UVB radiation), is essential for […]

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Coping with Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

FLASH: The 2 most important treatment strategies for SAD are optimizing vitamin D level and Sun exposure. In addition to optimizing vitamin D and getting daily light therapy, the following strategies may also be helpful in the treatment of SAD: Exercise:Exercise is a well-recognized tool for improving your mental health. In a Y 2008 interview […]

Take a Hike, Align with ‘Mother Nature’

Take a Hike, Align with ‘Mother Nature’

Hiking is like walking around town but with little air pollution, no neighbors, and the opportunity to align with Mother Nature. Sounds easy, Yes? It is, until 5 miles from the trail-head when your Smartphone loses reception, your 2 lb back pack feels like 20, your feet hurt, you break a sweat and you attract […]

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster

Get Sharper, Work Smarter & Think Faster Take off your shirt and “Walk in the Sun.” The Big Q: Can we bio-hack our brain to get sharper, smarter and work faster? According to Dave Asprey, a Silicon Valley entrepreneur, founder and CEO of bulletproof.com, and author of “The Bulletproof Diet” and “Head Strong: The Bulletproof […]

Sunlight Is Important for the Prevention of Blindness

Sunlight Is Important for the Prevention of Blindness

Sunlight Is Important for the Prevention of Blindness When Sunlight enters our eyes, it not only goes to your visual centers enabling you to see, it also goes to your brain’s hypothalamus where it impacts the entire body. The hypothalamus controls body temperature, hunger and thirst, water balance and blood pressure. It also controls the […]

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk

Sunlight Can Lower High Blood Pressure, Reduce Heart Disease & Cancer Risk $CRRVF Research has shown that when Sunlight strikes your skin, nitric oxide (NO) is released into our bloodstream. NO is a powerful blood pressure lowering compound that helps protect your cardiovascular system, cutting your risk for both heart attack and stroke. UVB light […]

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health

Sunlight is Fundamental to Good Health How is it that Sunlight, once regarded as a divine power in some cultures, has come to be classified as a Class 1 Carcinogen by the World Health Organization (WHO)? This is a question posed by photobiologist Dr. Alexander Wunsch, CEO of Medical Light Consulting in Heidelberg, Germany. It […]