Blue Light Diet friends and my family....
Chance favors a prepared mind.
I don't know who said that but it is true and I'm getting a ton of questions so I figured i would write something up about using Blue Light Diet type advice to better prepare for the Coronavirus if it shows up wherever you happen to be.
First of all, realize I am not a doctor and this is just my opinion based on years of studying how nature, environment and light works with your health. Make your doctor read this but always take his advice over mine.
I wanted to get something out fast, so this post is in no way complete but it is directionally accurate, I'm being as brief as I can and I will update it as needed so check back every once in a while and please pass the link to this post on to your friends. And what I tell you here is NOT a replacement for other strategies like hand washing and social distancing. You can do them all. But realize that none of what you are about to read here is woo woo....
Ok, so I may have told a little half truth to get you to stop and read this quick but important post.
I should have said "Melatonin is not JUST for sleep".
Melatonin does have a something to do with your sleep but infinitely more important, melatonin is more of a SIGNAL of darkness that helps synchronize all your body clocks and repairs your mitochondria. Even though its a signal of darkness realize melatonin is built from aromatic amino acids like tryptophan that are synthesized in light! THIS is what you want to read this article for so don't go away.
Melatonin is really FOR your mitochondria.
A family member of mine never wears their blue light blocking glasses at night because they say, "I don't need to protect my melatonin, I can get to sleep just fine."
Well...this is an extremely dangerous practice to follow which you'll see plain as day below in a moment.
First a quick note on melatonin and sleep.
Melatonin is only half of the sleep equation.
The other important half is a...