How much sun should I get daily?

How much sun should I get daily?

Getting sun every day is important for your health, but the sun provides different benefits throughout the day. Early morning and late afternoon sun is best for your circadian rhythm, midday sun is best for increasing your vitamin D content.

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February 22, 2021
Can I get vitamin D on a cloudy day?

Can I get vitamin D on a cloudy day?

The synthesis of vitamin D is triggered by skin exposure to ultraviolet light. Even on a cloudy day, the level of ultraviolet light is sufficient enough to activate this response.

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February 17, 2021
Can you get vitamin D through a window?

Can you get vitamin D through a window?

Increasing your vitamin D levels is critical to strong bones and overall health. Sunlight is your best source but most glass windows filter out UVB, so sitting near a sunny window is not going to help you.  

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February 15, 2021
How to sun tan safely and get the benefits of sunlight daily

How to sun tan safely and get the benefits of sunlight daily

Sun exposure is critical for our health. We have an inbuilt defense mechanism protecting us from the damaging effects of ultraviolet (UV) - melanin. By gradually building up your melanin content, you can reap all the benefits the sun provides. 

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February 10, 2021
Matt Maruca The Light Diet

The Light Diet: Optimized Health Through Light

The Light Diet is a culmination of over 8 years of research and self experimentation to find the solution to my poor health. During this journey, I discovered the most important factor for living our best life – LIGHT. Please take advantage of my learnings from the experts and make changes to improve your own life. 



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February 09, 2021
How to get Vitamin D – the most effective way

How to get Vitamin D – the most effective way

Vitamin D is needed for strong bones, immunity, and prevention of many chronic diseases.  The sun is the best source of this nutrient, particularly Ultraviolet light (UV), triggering the synthesis of vitamin D. We need it daily for the best results. 



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February 08, 2021
Why we need to sunbathe regularly

Why we need to sunbathe regularly

Sunbathing is not damaging to our health, but we need to prepare our skin for it. When we don't, the skin doesn't have its own sunscreen, our melanin, to protect it from the harmful UV light.

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February 04, 2021
How the Circadian Rhythm works daily

How the Circadian Rhythm works daily

The Circadian Rhythms is in fact made up of billions of circadian clocks, found in our cells throughout the brain and body. Light is one of the driving factors, setting its rhythm.

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January 27, 2021
How to protect your circadian rhythm at night-time

How to protect your circadian rhythm at night-time

Our Circadian Rhythm needs protecting at night, especially from harmful artificial blue light. Exposure to it is suppressing the release of our sleep hormone, melatonin, and destroying our ability to have restful sleep.

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January 27, 2021
How to reset your Circadian Rhythm

How to reset your Circadian Rhythm

Reset your Circadian Rhythm everyday with this simple exercise - watching the sunrise. You'll feel better, be more focused and have increased energy to take on the day.

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January 27, 2021
What is the Circadian Rhythm?

What is the Circadian Rhythm?

Your Circadian Rhythm is your internal body clock, operating in the background, on an almost 24 hour cycle. You have the power to optimize it.

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January 13, 2021