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15 Reasons Why the Sun is Good for You October 13 2015

Sunshine cheers you up, especially when combined with exercise. 

SUNSHINE boosts levels of serotonin - the body's natural happy hormone. That's why we tend to feel happier and more energetic when the sun shines. Regular sun can stave off moderate depression, particularly if combined with exercise, such as a walk in the park. It's also been shown that exercising outdoors creates more endorphins in the body than exercising indoors.


5 health benefits to spending time alfresco - Harvard Health July 08 2015

  1. Your vitamin D levels will go up
  2. You’ll get more exercise (especially if you’re a child)
  3. You’ll be happier (especially if your exercise is ‘green’)
  4. Your concentration will improve
  5. You may heal faster





How much vitamin D can you get from the sun this summer? July 01 2015

Summer is the best time to optimize your UVB exposure which gives you vitamin D. But year round sun exposure gives you endorphins and nitric oxide, all essential to overall wellness and better moods. 

 


SunFriend assists Vitamin D Council Fundraiser! August 10 2014



The Vitamin D Council was formed  byJohn J Cannell, MD to educate the public on the importance of sun exposure and vitamin D.

Vitamin D deficiency is now at a pandemic level around the world and is a leading contributor to all kinds of disorders such as MS, fibromyalgia, cancer, rickets, influenza, asthma, depression, diabetes, osteoporosis, etc.

The most natural way to get your vitamin D is from the sun as nature intended it. With a tool like the SunFriend, you can see your progress as you are exposed to the sun in an efficient and fun manner and get as much sun as possible before you are over-exposed. It takes most of the guess work out of optimizing your time in the sun. 

SunFriend Corporation is a life-long member of the Vitamin D Council and is proud to be supporting their efforts to create healthier lives. Please click on the link to their pledge page to learn more and donate to this worthy cause! https://pledge.vitamindcouncil.org/