Phones need ‘bed mode’ to protect sleep

Blue-green light waves from electronic device screens (iPhone, iPad, computer, etc.) interfere with your body’s production of melatonin, the hormone that puts you to sleep at night. This is a problem because getting enough quality sleep is important for hormone balance, weight control, and a healthy mood. Luckily, this app can be installed, on your devises, to block blue-green light from your screens as evening approaches: justgetflux.com

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To read more: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-34744859

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How Gut Bacteria Help Make Us Fat and Thin

“…gut bacteria alter the way we store fat, how we balance levels of glucose, and how we respond to hormones that make us feel hungry or full. The wrong mix of microbes, it seems, can help set the stage for obesity and diabetes from the moment of birth.”

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