Whoever says there, but spend timeeveryone loves home. Lie on the couch, read a book, watch a movie or your favorite series. In fact, there are a lot of options for spending time at home, so your leisure time is exclusively a matter of taste. However, have you ever wondered what will happen if you do not leave the house? Imagine that you have not seen sunlight for a very long time. Do you think this is dangerous? What health consequences can you face in this case? Let's try to figure this out.
Is it dangerous to stay home all the time?
No, if you stay at home all the time, you don’twill die. But do not forget that going out is good for your health. To begin with, we need fresh air and simply ventilating the room can not do here. The more time you spend on the street, the stronger your immunity becomes and the better your mood. It is especially useful to walk in the park. Recently, scientists came to this conclusion by analyzing the mood of users of the social network Twitter.
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Going out, the body is also saturatedoxygen. As a result, a person feels better and thinks faster. And walks contribute to improving appetite. But that's not all - when we get into sunlight, thanks to the sun, the body receives a good dose of vitamin D. Most vitamins get into the human body during meals, but it is vitamin D - the only vitamin that can be obtained directly from the sun . Human skin absorbs vitamin D, and if sunlight does not reach us, the body lacks an important nutrient.
There are a lot of vitaminsthe lack of which not only greatly complicates life, but can also lead to serious health problems. Not so long ago we wrote about an English teenager who lost his sight - the boy suffered from an eating disorder, as a result of which he ate only chips and sandwiches with sausage. An acute lack of vitamins as a result led to blindness. So your diet should be taken seriously.
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In 2002 at the Journal of the American College ofCardiology has published a study whose results state that the lack of important vitamins can lead to death. Among the vital vitamins, experts distinguish 13, among which is vitamin D. And if you and I can get 12 other vitamins from food, it is not so simple with vitamin D. The right amount of vitamin D is almost impossible to get with food. The fact is that very few products contain vitamin D, and in those products in which it is, there is very little vitamin D.
Why is vitamin D needed and how to get it?
Thanks to vitamin D, the body can absorb(absorb) calcium, and calcium is essential for bone health. Vitamin D also protects against the occurrence of chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes. A low level of this vitamin can lead to bone problems, and there are also studies that link vitamin D deficiency with multiple sclerosis and prostate cancer.
As we noted, get vitamin D in the rightquantities are easiest from sunlight. It is enough to spend 10 -15 minutes a day in the sun, you see, this is not so difficult. However, if for some reason this is not possible, you need to enrich your diet with fatty fish, such as mackerel, herring or salmon. And, of course, do not forget about fish oil, cereals and dairy products.
Sun damage to health
There are advantages to sun exposure,however, too long exposure to the sun is also harmful to health. In addition to the obvious sunburn, too much natural light can damage the skin’s cell membranes and increase the risk of skin cancer. Therefore, doctors advise taking sunbaths using sunscreen.
As you know, in our country weather conditionsdifferent from resort, and in northern cities people often lack sunlight. So the best thing you can do is introduce fish into your diet and be sure to go outside for at least 15 minutes. Walking improves mood, nourishes the body with oxygen, and sunlight enriches with vitamin D. Agree where it is more pleasant to come home and do your favorite hobby or relax after a walk in the fresh air.