sun helps heart, blood flow. Nitric Oxide

Blood is thick.
Blood cannot flow without lots of Nitric Oxide (NO) that dilates blood vessels.
(Red Blood Cells actually bigger than capillaries so no blood flow without NO).

Sun makes nitric oxide in your skin.
Nitric oxide is in vegetables that you can eat.
Nitric oxide lowers blood pressure, makes blood flow.
Nitric oxide prevents heart attacks, strokes, brain diseases, all sorts of diseases.
You must have circulating blood even while asleep.
Also walk all day when awake will help but walking is no substitute for sunshine.
Hawaii people live longer than any other state.
Sunny state people live longer.
Rich people live longer.
Educated people live longer.

Wavelength of light is critical.
Different latitudes get different wavelengths of light at different types of the year.
Eat vegetables when sun is weak.

Talk online:

http://www.ted.com/talks/richard_weller_could_the_sun_be_good_for_your_heart?language=en

Our bodies get Vitamin D from the sun.
Dermatologist Richard Weller suggests, sunlight may confer another surprising benefit too.
nitric oxide, a chemical transmitter stored in huge reserves in the skin, can be released by UV light, to great benefit for blood pressure and the cardiovascular system.

What does it mean? Well, it might begin to explain why Scots get sick more than Australians …

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