Health lies in healthy circadian habits | Satchin Panda | TEDxBeaconStreet

Every organ and even every cell in our body has circadian or 24 h clock. Circadian clocks turn on and off thousands of genes at the right time of the day or night.


  1. Have Orange lighting in the evening in your environment, and go out in the sun to let the blue light hit the sensors in your eyes, and lastly eat within 10 to 12 hours only of your waking up! Thanks

  2. So when is day and when is night? when is it too late to eat? is noon til midnight considered day? and we can eat then? and midnight til noon is night? or am I wrong… Im doing 9pm to 1pm 16/8 fast…

  3. I understand how increasing the time between meals allows the body to rest and repair, but is there a theory as to what causes time-restricted feeding less than 8 hours to be unhealthy? For example, Valter Longo (High Intensity Health interview 30m12s), suggests eating one meal a day (23:1), is associated with an increased risk of gallstones, and overall mortality. Or how Dr. Molly Maloof (Collective Insights podcast 13m35s) suggests that not maintaining regular meals, activates IL-6 and causes inflammation, which is especially problematic for those with existing autoimmune disorders.

    I unfortunately have to eat later than I'd like… so if the pancreas has melatonin receptors that affect the insulin response, is there any circadian rhythm / melanospsin hacks that could make night eating, to behave more like morning eating, when the pancreas and insulin sensitivity are optimal?

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