Health benefits of living in a warm climate
The warm climate and temperature can and do have a massive impact on your health, and whilst you may have your preferences, the facts are clear, there are a lot of health benefits to living in warmer weather.
Sunlight exposure provides the body with Vitamin D. Vitamin D can prevent cancer, provide higher energy levels and keep your bones strong and healthy.
Living in a warmer climate means you will get more sunshine and in turn more Vitamin D, a recent research found that 77% of Americans are Vitamin D deficient due to lack of sunlight. Javea, in Alicante boasts 300 days of sunshine a year, and because of this, you certainly won’t be Vitamin D deficient at Step One Recovery Centre. With 4 pools and ample outside space, your healing begins from the minute you step off the plane.
If you live in a cold climate it may be time to consider relocating, but also remember, too much sunlight can be harmful, everything in moderation.
The get up and go aspect of a warm climate.
Living in a warmer climate will more than likely motivate you to want to do more physical activities. When it’s nice outside and you are sat in on the couch you almost get a feeling of guilt, as if you are wasting the day. The majority of people that live in a warmer climate have found that they are more physically active throughout the year since living in the warmth.
To paraphrase, the grass is more active on the other side.
Research shows that your overall alertness & mental performance is at its best when your body temperature is high. Staying warm in nice weather helps keep you alert and improves your memory.
And sure, you can keep your body temperature up regardless of the temperature outside, but it’s a lot easier when you don’t have to wear 7 layers just to stay warm.
There’s more to living in a warm area than just getting the benefit of a healthy tan. A warm climate and sunlight can offer a real benefit to your health.
If you would like to experience this first hand or feel you need help with your health and style of life you are on the right path.
At Step One Recovery we are your professional health guide guaranteed to get you back to peak physical and mental health.