Dim light at night disrupts molecular circadian rhythms and increases body weight.

@article{Fonken2013DimLA,
  title={Dim light at night disrupts molecular circadian rhythms and increases body weight.},
  author={Laura K. Fonken and Taryn G. Aubrecht and O Hecmarie Mel{\'e}ndez-Fern{\'a}ndez and Zachary M. Weil and Randy J Nelson},
  journal={Journal of biological rhythms},
  year={2013},
  volume={28 4},
  pages={262-71}
}
With the exception of high latitudes, life has evolved under bright days and dark nights. Most organisms have developed endogenously driven circadian rhythms that are synchronized to this daily light/dark cycle. In recent years, humans have shifted away from the naturally occurring solar light cycle in favor of artificial and sometimes irregular light schedules produced by electric lighting. Exposure to unnatural light cycles is increasingly associated with obesity and metabolic syndrome… CONTINUE READING

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