Dr. Ann

Although science has been lacking, my instincts have always told me that sunlight has health benefits well beyond its profoundly important role of providing the body with vitamin D. And now we have some concrete, proof-of-principle data to support my health intuition. For this evaluation, researchers from the University of Edinburgh monitored the blood pressure […]

According to a fascinating study, it looks like sunshine may be a robust immune booster. Past studies have already demonstrated the importance of the “sunshine vitamin,” Vitamin D, for immune function, but this new study identified an entirely different way that sunshine can activate immune cells. Specifically, scientists found that exposure to the sun’s blue […]

I hope this report lights up your day! In a fascinating study, researchers noted a robust and consistent relationship between exposure to bright, natural light in the early part of the day and a lower body weight. For the study, researchers had 54 adults wear a special device that monitored their light exposure and the […]