October 9, 2020
Welcome to Ben Greenfield's Weekly Roundup and Cool New Discoveries!
Ben Greenfield's discoveries, from the latest news on the fronts of fitness, nutrition, health, wellness, biohacking, and anti-aging research. I also recap my upcoming events and special announcements so you can keep up with giveaways, discounts, and more!
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Something you'll rarely catch me wearing: sunglasses. Something you'll frequently catch me wearing: blue light blocking glasses. See, sunglasses block sunlight from reaching your optic nerve, resulting in decreased production of protective melanin, and thus a higher risk of a carcinogenic and uncomfortable sunburn.
Blue blockers, on the other hand, block harmful blue light from modern LED, fluorescent lights, and screens—all of which can disrupt your circadian rhythm, causing increased production of stress hormones like cortisol and the suppression of melatonin at night. This leads to poor sleep and mitochondrial function, slowed metabolism, weight gain, increased rate of chronic disease, low energy, and decreased overall health.
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Humble brag alert: just finished typing the last sentence of my next book. 307 pages ready to send off to editor. Feels good.
— Ben Greenfield (@bengreenfield) October 4, 2020
My Most Popular Facebook Post This Week:
This morning’s workout was simple and sweet… And also possibly sinister. Two pood @onnit kettlebell flow. 20 minutes…
Leave your comments and any news or discoveries that you think I missed below!