New Study Reveals Harmful Effects of Dim Light Exposure During Sleep

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  • Exposure to very dim light during sleep — even if it does not noticeably impair your sleep — may affect your brain function and cognition during the day
  • Sleeping under 10 lux light conditions decreased activation in a brain region involved in response inhibition, attentional control and the detection of relevant cues when performing a task the following day
  • Animal research found that nighttime exposure to 5 lux for three weeks in a row produced depression-like symptoms and impaired cognition

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7 Health Benefits of Blackcurrant

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The blackcurrant (Ribes nigrum) is a woody shrub in the Grossulariaceae family. The plant is native to parts of central and northern Europe and northern Asia, where the soil is damp and fertile. Blackcurrant can be eaten fresh, but its strong, tart flavor requires sweetening to be palatable. This is why the berries are usually cooked with a variety of sweet or savory dishes. They are also used to make jams, jellies, and syrups. Leer Más