Archive for August, 2010

What is the relationship between sunlight and breast cancer?

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010

At Viva-Lite we are passionate about the role of light in peoples lives, to the extent that we created a range of light-bulbs that allow full-spectrum lighting indoors.

This recent discussion we came across looks at the role of sunlight and cancer and illustrates the importance of light in our lives.

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Carbonfund.org spotlights Viva-Lite

Monday, August 30th, 2010

Carbonfund.org is an leading organisation in the carbon offset industry.  They recently ran a blog entry on their partner Viva-Lite.

Five Ways to “Brighten” Your Life
by GREG TAYLOR on AUGUST 25, 2010

Our partner Viva-Lite shares their perspective with us in a guest blog this week. If you haven’t checked out their full spectrum lights yet, make sure you do. They make a huge difference in your mood, your health, your productivity and the way you work. Below, Viva-Lite’s founders offer their top five places to switch to full spectrum lights and brighten your life:

1. Offices and factories.  Are you in charge of people who are spending the majority of their day under artificial light?…..

You can read the full blog here.


Why do plants respond to full-spectrum light?

Monday, August 30th, 2010

We recommend full-spectrum lighting for plantcare and also reference a number of other websites that do so.

But have you ever wondered why plants respond so well to full-spectrum light?

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Who’s talking about full-spectrum lighting – issue 4

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

HEALTH
Home Gym Design | Gym Design |
A great idea is having full spectrum daylight bulbs which create natural light frequencies that have a more energizing effect than yellow light. Remember never to use florescent lighting as it has a very draining effect.
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Protect your eyesight as you age

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

The chronological aging process is inevitable but the physical age we are can be positively influenced by many simple changes in our environment.

One of the most common signs of aging is eyesight deterioration but in a recent published paper we see that there are ways to keep healthy and strong eye function as age.

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Who’s talking about full-spectrum lighting – issue 3

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

HEALTH
Boost Your Fertility While You Sleep | A good sleep night
Getting adequate sunlight or other full spectrum light during the day is key to optimum fertility for many reasons. Vitamin D is created in our bodies when we are exposed to sunlight and Vitamin D deficiencies have been linked to …

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Who’s talking about full-spectrum lighting – issue 2

Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

HEALTH
Emotional Intelligence and Feeling Good
However full-spectrum light used in the poultry industry causes chickens to live twice as long, be calmer and less aggressive, and produce eggs 25% lower in cholesterol. Apparently, even human cholesterol levels drop when people are …

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Who’s talking about full-spectrum lighting?

Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010

Around the world different people are talking about how they use full-spectrum lighting in their day-to-day lives.  We feature some of the best here.

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