In February 2012, the editors of Prevention Magazine discuss the affect of exposure to light disrupting sleep patterns and the link to weight gain. The editor's have recommended 3 tips on how to give your body the darknesses it needs including:
1. Install room-darkening shades
2. Wear a sleep mask
3. Block Blue Light. The blue spectrum of lights is primarily responsible for shutting down melatonin production; replace regular bulbs in your bedroom and bathroom with low-blue bulbs to cut your exposure (find them on heat.ca)
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April 10, 2012