This Florida girl needs a little sunshine! The shorter days are getting to me. And it seems like I’m not the only one. Status updates on facebook are full of words like ‘tired’, ‘worn out’, ‘sick’.
The truth is our bodies feel it when the sun doesn’t shine. Without the help of UVA and UVB rays we can’t produce enough Vitamin D3. In fact, our vitamin D levels can actually drop by 50% in the winter.
So what’s the problem with that? Well, for starters, your immune system may not be up to its full potential, leaving you more susceptible to certain health concerns. Here’s why. [Read more…]