SCIENCE AND SCIENCE-BASED TOOLS FOR EVERYDAY LIFE. NEUROSCIENCE.CONNECTIONS IN BETWEEN OUR BRAIN AND BODY. WAYS TO CONTROL OUR BEHAVIORS AND HEALTH.
- It is vitally important that we get light communicated to this essential clock in order to time cortisol and melatonin right. If you don't get your cortisol and melatonin rhythms right, there are tremendously broad and bad affects on cardio vascular health, metabolic effect, dimentia, learning, depression, etc. How to do it correctly? There is a special trigger how to turn those rhythms. Our body has a circadian clock. There are neurons in our eyes that set the circadian clock and allow that circadian clock to set all the clocks of our cells and tissues in our body, responds best to a particular quality of light and the amount of light, which come from sunlight, low solar angle.. It is critically important to get out outside to get this light in the morning.
TYPES AND VOLUMES OF FOODS ON STATES OF WAKEFULNESS AND CALMNESS
- Low carbohydrates / fasted / ketogenic diet tend to let themselves towards wakefulness by way of increasing epinephrin, adrenalin, dopamine. Carbohydrate rich meals tend to let themselves more towards tryptophan, serotonin and more lethargic states. In general, starchy carbohydrates, white meats, such as turkey, some fish, increase tryptophan, they are for serotonin, they are more for lethargic states, more calm. Meat, nuts, some plant based foods are high in tyrosine that can increase dopamine, norepinephrine, epinephrine, alertness.
Also the volume of the food in the gut is important too. Less food in the gut tends to correlate with wakefulness, large volumes of foods will drive a calming response.