Global rise of potential health hazards caused by blue light

-induced circadian disruptions in modern aging societies (Hatori et al., 2017)

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While this article could’ve easily addressed the havoc wreaked on most animals (hibernating, migrating, reproducing, etc.) or even many plants by artificial light, the focus is on humans.

Functions of the light to the eye:

  • visual: to see stuff
  • non-visual: pupil dilation and circadian entrainment (melanopsin)



Melanopsin: the light-responsive pigment in your eyes. It responds to blue/green light peaking around 480 nM (thus Spectra479‘s). LED peaks around 460 nM, but the 479’s are designed to prevent light-induced melatonin suppression, not LED’s peak.

There are considerable physiological effects of 480 nM light. We gotta get rid of LEDs and tune out the blue light of electronic devices.

Misalignment of circadian rhythmicity is observed in numerous conditions including aging, depression, diabetes, dementia, hypertension, obesity, and cancer.

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calories proper

Food and sunlight in the morning, sleep at night. L-serine. AND some green.