What goes around comes around. Remember the old blue blockers commercials? Well, they are back and bigger than ever, but not for all the reasons they were in the 1980’s.
Blue light is everywhere, and when it hits the particles in the air it scatters and gives the sky its blue color. Your body uses blue light from the sun, or any light, to regulate your natural sleep and wake cycles or your circadian rhythm. The use of technology today, with all its light emitting, could be wreaking havoc on your health by disrupting your circadian rhythm.
The catch 22 here is that blue light also helps boost alertness, improve athletic performance, and elevate moods. Studies are showing that it can have effects similar if not more prominent than those of coffee. That’s an entire blog in and of itself, but it is worth noting.
Artificial sources of blue light include electronic devices such as cell phones and laptop computers, as well as e...
Transparency: Changing your Eating Habits Made Easy
People ask me all the time how they can live the life style I lead, or they think I lead! My philosophy is to make it “Transparent”. Transparency means it has to be simple and in small steps you take to get to the place you desire, whatever that is.
It really is simple and does not require big changes in your life style. I do not go out and forage in my yard for my meals! I eat a lot of the same things you do, I just get my food from different sources.
When I go to a grocery store I stay in the outside isles. I don’t venture into the boxes and bags of processed foods. Start there and replace some of those foods with produce and the real version of the food you want to buy that are in that bag or box. The other step is to buy from your local farmer. Eat Wild (http://www.eatwild.com) is a great resource to find local farmers that raise great food and produce.
You will see from the site map showing you the farmers participating, that you ha...