How Light Can Be Good, Bad, Or Ugly [Podcast 68]

In this episode, Kathy and I have an enlightening discussion about the good, bad, and ugly aspects of light. Some of the topics covered will be:

  • How light exposure can affect your appetite hormones and cause weight gain
  • How sun exposure may lower your risk of cancer
  • Why working at night may increase your risk for cancer.
  • How new technology is ruining our sleep and making us fat
  • How to use natural sunlight to sleep better and stay thin.

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Shownotes:

Lights Out book by TS Wiley

Blue blocking glasses

F.lux – Computer screen blue light filter

Bright light box for seasonal affective disorder

7 Ways Black Electrical Tape Can Help You Sleep Better

Nobel 2017 award in medicine and physiology

Vitamin D levels and risk of cancer study

Addressing the health benefits and risks, involving vitamin D or skin cancer, of increased sun exposure 

Sunscreen SPF guide on EWG

 

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