Blue light plays an important role in setting your circadian rhythm. And the best part is, it's very easy to measure. As a result, we have a ton of data on how our exposure to blue light impacts our circadian rhythm. Exposure to blue light during the day triggers a protein in our eyes called … Continue reading Blue light circadian rhythm control: Do other light factors matter?
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Unlocking the power of your circadian clock
The circadian clock, or clocks really, is a timekeeping system within all your cells. It not only helps your cells tell time, it helps them better adapt your physiology to the external environment. It helps create circadian rhythms, 24-hour changes in physiology that synchronize you to the day/night cycle. Every morning you wake up because … Continue reading Unlocking the power of your circadian clock
Cultivating happiness: How to use circadian rhythms to be happy
Cultivating happiness...It seems like such an odd concept. Why aren't we all just happy? Is happiness really something we have to work at to attain? Furthermore, how do we attain something that is such an abstract concept? You'd figure it would come down to things that are measurable, but it doesn't. People with more things … Continue reading Cultivating happiness: How to use circadian rhythms to be happy
The secret to eliminating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) is a condition where excess bacteria grow in the small intestine. While there are normally trillions of bacteria in the gut, their numbers are low in the small intestine of healthy people. Different areas of the gut contain varying amounts of microbes, expressed as log colony-forming units per gram(CFU/g). In … Continue reading The secret to eliminating small intestinal bacterial overgrowth
What’s the best way to break a fast?
Intermittent fasting has become a popular tool for people these days, but what's the best way to break a fast? First, it's important to define intermittent fasting; the definition typically varies depending on who talks about it. We consider intermittent fasting as periods of 24 or more hours of fasting. The 16:8 fasting protocol, while … Continue reading What’s the best way to break a fast?
Food intolerance reversed with circadian optimization
Hello folks, time for some more food intolerance reversal in this testimonial from a member of the Circadian Retraining Program. I began talking with Chuck before I even developed the program. He was an early follower of Hack Your Gut and we'd often discuss aspects of diet from different perspectives. Chuck has made major improvements … Continue reading Food intolerance reversed with circadian optimization