It maybe work, school, or even if you are a stay at home parent, adults and children often spend a majority of their daytime indoors. It cannot be helped as earning a living, education, and managing home are extremely imperative for survival. But doing this, we miss out on exposure to natural light which is vital for human beings. When we are exposed to sunlight, it helps our skin produce vitamin D which is extremely important for our bone health. A 30-minute exposure to sunlight has shown to produce over 50,000 IUs of vitamin D in Caucasian people, 20,000 to 30,000 IUs in tanned people, and 8000 to 10,000 IUs of vitamin D in people with darker skin.
Sunlight also helps in lifting up the mood by helping the brain produce serotonin which keeps depression at bay. Sunlight is also extremely important to regulate our circadian rhythms or body clock which is very important to fall asleep, timely release of necessary hormones, to think clearly, to help regulate blood pressure, etc. This beautiful infographic will provide all the important details you need to know about the importance of exposure to natural light. Please go through it and take all the important measures to allow some quality time with the sun to yourself and your family.