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Full-spectrum Light

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So, here we are in basically the "dead of Winter" and it's dark and grey outside.  
If you step back and take a closer look at things, you'll suddenly realize the grey is
actually blue -- Winter is full of blue light.

So are all our homes and businesses.  We are all bathed in an 'alien sun' or in other
words, artificial light.  Most light bulbs these days are mercury based, that is to say,
the light given off by fluorescent, compact florescent and LED lights is more about
the UV end of the spectrum.

Humans, plants and so on BEGAN life in a full-spectrum condition.  We were meant
to receive both UV as well as red and infra-red light all at once and on a daily basis.

Add to that the fact that we now have a "global" diet, because we can get food from
nearly anywhere in the world at any time we want and then ask the question why
diseases are on the rise.  Good health is becoming non-existent as it spirals down into a pit.

How do we fix this on a local level?  Use incandescent light bulbs.  Eat fruits an vegetables,
which are IN SEASON.  Of course, there will be exceptions, but if we strive to do our best
at this, it is at least, a step in the right direction.

Go naked!  Okay, maybe not everywhere, but try to expose as much of your surface area
(skin) to full-spectrum light as often as possible.  Also, wear those yellow 'sunglasses' when
you're inside exposed to mostly blue light.  They are called 'blue-blockers' for a reason.  

If you expose yourself to as much UV as you do red and infra-red, THAT is more in line with
the way things were created; it is that point from which we grew, developed and evolved,
so maybe try some methods to achieve that balance again?

Or -- just go on the way you have been, but don't expect anything to change, except your health.
It will continue to slowly spiral farther and farther away from its genesis.

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I have full spectrum led in my house incandescent is a dying technology.  If natural light is the goal spend more time outside.  I would not exchange my 76 year projected life expectancy for the much shorter ones of my ancestors.  Rotten teeth, rickets, tb,  and not a single light bulb in sight. All ages have complications.
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