348: Andy Mant - How Light Impacts Your Health
04.21.2020 - By The Ultimate Health Podcast
Andy Mant (IG: @iamandymant) is the founder and CEO of BLUblox, a company specializing in evidence based advanced light filtering eyewear. He's a wealth of knowledge on the topic of light and how the right light is essential for thriving and junk light depletes our health. Andy's company believes in giving and help give the gift of sight to those in need with their buy one donate one glasses campaign. In this episode, we discuss: Andy & his wife Katie turned $1500 into a multimillion dollar company Outsourcing tasks to prevent burnout Learning from the success & failures of other businesses Andy suffered from SAD (seasonal affective disorder) living in Britain Caffeine & junk light led to anxiety for Andy Watching the sunrise in the morning as a substitute for caffeine Swiss water extracted coffee naturally removes the caffeine What is your circadian rhythm? Scrolling your phone first thing in the morning tells your brain it’s midday How junk light negatively impacts your eyes (sleep) & skin Blue light can trash your mental health It's (mostly) time to ditch your sunglasses Your eyes contain the highest concentration of DHA & what happens when it reacts with UV light Morning sunlight helps you prevent sunburn later in the day The 3 different BLUblox lenses Not all blue light glasses are created equal Is all lost if your eyes are briefly exposed to junk light at night? LED lights flicker causing disruption to your neurological system How to ideally light your home to help protect yourself from junk light Mimic ancestral light environments Software to help decrease junk light coming from your computer & cell phone Night Shift on your iPhone isn't a perfect solution Andy's 5 pillars of Ultimate Health Running a business with your life partner Show sponsors: Joovv <== purchase a Joovv device using our link and receive a free gift Organifi <== 20% off all Organifi products Sunwarrior <== 20% off all Sunwarrior products & free shipping over $50 (US only) Related links: BLUblox <== 15% off your BLUblox blue light glasses by using our link (free shipping worldwide) Follow Andy Mant on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Light and Health (Andy's Facebook group) Listen to Luke Storey previously on TUHP (episode #176) Four Sigmatic <== 15% off all Four Sigmatic products (free shipping on orders $100 or more) Listen to Tero Isokauppila of Four Sigmatic previously on TUHP (episode 15, 143, & 272) Joovv <== purchase a Joovv device using our link and receive a free gift Listen to Scott Nelson previously on TUHP (episode #339) Listen to Dave Asprey previously on TUHP (episode #061, #159, & #305) Dr. Jack Kruse Dr. Caroline Leaf Iris <== 10% off Iris blue light software by using our link Restoring Vision Related episodes: 338: Dr. Joseph Mercola – EMF*D, The Issues With 5G, Cell Phones Are The Cigarettes Of The 21st Century 333: Dr. Daniel Amen – Optimize Your Brain, Automatic Negative Thoughts, Eliminating Caffeine 291: Dr. Joseph Mercola – KetoFast • Near-Infrared Saunas • Stop Eating Before Bed 148: Dr. Joseph Mercola – DHA, The Most Important Fat • Sensible Sun Exposure • Blue Light Blockers Are A Must 027: Shawn Stevenson – Optimize Your Sleep | Don’t Underestimate Walking | Blue-Light Blocking Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!