The benefits of exercise for brain health have long been accepted, but new research just added a big item to the long list of bonuses for the brain from physical fitness!
The Sunshine Vitamin
Vitamin D -- the “sunshine vitamin” -- has long been valued for its ability to regulate the absorption of calcium and phosphorous, which is vital for strong bones and teeth. A fat-soluble vitamin, vitamin D is produced in your skin as a response to sunlight. In recent years, new research has discovered vitamin D is important in a number of other health areas:
Heat Up Those Creative Juices
Many studies support the idea that walking boosts brain health ... now we know that includes the creative thought functions too!