203. Beings of Light: How Different Forms of Light Impact Our Hormones, Mood, and Metabolism with Matt Maruca

Date Aired: July 4, 2023 // Guest: Matt Maruca

Episode Description:

Join us for an illuminating episode of the Health Institute podcast! Renowned guest Matt Maruca of RA Optics takes us on a captivating journey through the impact of light on longevity, mitochondrial health, and disease. From light frequency to personalized dosage, circadian rhythms to eye health, we'll explore it all. Uncover the secrets of light's role in the Krebs cycle, melanin production, and genetics. Plus, discover the benefits of Sauna Space light bulbs and find the perfect blue light glasses. Get ready to be enlightened as we unravel the wonders of light with our incredible guest, Matt Maruca! Some of the topics we’ll discuss include:

  • The Frequency of light
  • The Krebs cycle and building energy
  • Window light vs outdoor light
  • How metabolism is affected by light exposure
  • How our body uses food to create energy
  • Finding your light dosage
  • Melanin production and eye health
  • The problem with artificial light
  • Circadian rhythms and genetics
  • Sauna Space light bulbs
  • How to find the best blue light glasses
  • The color spectrum of light

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Books Referenced:
The Body Electric by Dr. Robert O. Becker
The Influence of Ocular Light Perception on Metabolism in Man and in Animals by F. Hollwich

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More About The Guests

Matt Maruca

As the founder and CEO of Ra Optics, a company that develops advanced light therapy-based products, Matt is passionate about, well, shedding more light on this essential, yet often overlooked, component of health.

Matt started Ra Optics to create products that help people improve their health using the science of light therapy. Their intention is to create products that inspire people to realize their true, unlimited nature. They work with leading experts in light therapy, photobiology, and optics to offer the most effective blue light protection glasses in the world, as well as the most stylish, elegant, and highest quality. They are currently developing the future of lighting with a broad array of innovative lighting and light therapy products.

The Health Institute

The Health Institute was founded by Dr. Josh Axe to teach the ancient principles of health to the modern world. Our mission is to empower every individual to transform their mind and body through time-tested practices and protocols that have helped people heal for thousands of years.