Most Shared

LOCAL 12 - Search Results

The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available.

Health Alert: Early sunshine linked to lower BMI

CINCINNATI (Liz Bonis) -- It was recommended to soak up a little sunshine on warm days, especially if done early in the day.

Online medical journal, PLOS ONE, released a study that said sunshine appears to be slimming in the morning.  Researchers found that those who got most of their exposure to daylight in the morning each day had a lower body mass index, or weight for height, than those who got sunshine later in the day.

This appeared to be true even when researchers considered other factors such as activity levels, age, eating habits and even sleep patterns.  Apparently it's because in spite of all other factors, the light appears to synchronize your internal clock which is linked to your metabolism.

Just 20 to 30 minutes of morning sunshine each day may be enough to give your body this benefit.



Follow Liz Bonis on Twitter @lbonis1 and LIKE her on Facebook

VIDEO HERE
 

 

Talkers

Advertise with us!
Advertise with us!