Does Sunlight Increase Melatonin Production in Mitochondria?
Sunlight is known to increase the production of Vitamin D in the skin via frequencies in the ultraviolet (UV) spectrum. Some believe that the near-infrared (NIR) and infrared (IR) spectrums can increase melatonin production in mitochondria. Is this true?
The answer to this question is: it depends. Let me explain why.