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How sunshine makes us healthier

Posted at 12:48 PM, Mar 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-10 14:48:42-05

The constantly changing weather can affect how we feel from day to day, but a study from Brigham Young University recently found out the weather feature that influences our mood the most — the sun.

They found the amount of sunshine a person sees during the day has a bigger impact on someone's mood and mental health than the temperature, humidity, precipitation, wind or pollution.

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Sunshine has a number of other benefits including stronger bones and healthier skin — as long as the amount of sunshine isn't excessive.

Watch the video above to find out just how important the sunshine is to our health.

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