EP 38 - Andy Mant
Entrepreneur, researcher and founder of BLUblox, Andy Mant discusses the science behind light management and how artificial light is damaging your health. For a user's guide into bio-hacking and strategies to manage artificial light damage, tune in to this unmissable episode with an industry leader.
1:27 Andy's journey to blue-light research and the birth of BLUblox.
5:55 The effects of sleep disruption and sleep deprivation, how and why does it happen?
7:43 Why is sleep important?
12:15 The 2 light related factors causing increased anxiety and depression.
18:33 Andy's step by step daily guide to getting the most out of natural light and managing artificial light.
28:00 The dual benefits of increased melatonin, should you take a melatonin supplement?
35:33 The benefits of BLUblox for athletic performance. Which athletes are already experiencing the benefits of blue light management?
42:24 How can meal timing and light management work in complementarily to encourage better sleep?
51:10 Andy's advice for shift workers and strategies to maintain health circadian rhythms.
56:41 The effects of caffeine for natural sleep cycles and the science behind your daily coffee.
1:03:45 Strategies to manage jet-lag and ways to shift your natural rhythm.