A Higher Branch

How to Boost Your Energy From The Sun #5 of 7S's

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Humans are solar powered creatures. Our skin and our eyes serve as solar panels for the absorption of UV rays that stimulate the production of many hormones including Vitamin D (which is in fact a hormone), human growth hormones. Vitamin D has over 3000 functions in our body ranging from immune system to mood boosting. The ultimate benefits of the sun include higher energy, better gut health and deeper sleep powered by hormones such as serotonin and melatonin. Getting sun is just as important as breathing and water. Its an essential nutrient. We need to chase the sun! Join Sam Makhoul and Dr Scott Wustenberg in this weeks short episode which is filled with important information on Sunshine; forming part of the 7 S's series. They discuss why the sun is so important and what benefits and nutrients you can gain from it. You will learn: •Reasons why the sun is so important •Why Vitamin D is essential •The difference between UVAs & UVBs •The impact that different colour light has on us •And much more Short for time? Skip ahead using the below timestamps: 02:43 - Why sunshine is so important 04:11 - Why Vitamin D is so important 04:49 - The difference between UVAs and UVBs 07:43 How sunshine and sleep work together 08:20- The benefits of melatonin 09:55 - Where and when in Australia do we lose the sun in winter 11:11 - Sun safety 13:19 - The relevance of different spectrums of light 16:03 - The importance of the sun for women 18:39 - Sunshine and exercise 20:29 - What the sun really represents Make sure you subscribe to our mailing list to receive our newly released podcasts straight to your inbox. Sign up here.