U need UV!
It does more than Vitamin D.
The ultraviolet (UV) part of sunshine has a bad reputation in mainstream medicine. If you have ever experienced severe sunburn or heat exhaustion, you may fear it at a visceral level! At the same time, we need UV for our wellbeing.
Did you know skin cells respond to sunlight1 and produce:
adipokines and cytokenes
And that sunligh on the skin helps regulate all these sub-categories of our neuroendocrine system?
If you are like I was when I started down this research track, you might not yet even recognize all these names! Let alone know that sunlight on the skin could be responsible for so muc…
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