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‘Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show’ Episode 230: T.S. Wiley Says Our Internal Body Clocks Need To Be Reset For Health

T.S. Wiley is an expert on some unorthodox hindrances to weight loss

Is it possible that the technological advances we have seen over the past 100 years may be causing us to get fatter, sicker, and more tired than ever before? Think about that concept for just a moment. Over the past century, we have seen the invention of electricity, the light bulb, computers, and modern-day conveniences while obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome have reached astronomical levels like we’ve never seen before. Are the two indelibly related? My podcast interview guest today certainly thinks so.

In Episode 230 of “The Livin’ La Vida Low-Carb Show with Jimmy Moore,” we are pleased to welcome T.S. Wiley to the podcast to discuss the concepts in her book Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival and her Wiley Protocol web site which focuses on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy. T.S. is a strong supporter of low-carb living, but she takes it a step further. For many people, they are using lights that are much too bright for their living needs and it keeps them awake much longer than they need to be. She encourages turning the lights down low (no overhead lights that would mimic the sun), lighting candles, eating dinner early, going to bed within two hours of sunset, and take melatonin supplements to help them create more ketone bodies and lose weight–just by sleeping when it’s dark and waking up when the sun rises in the morning. Plus, hear why you might need hormone replacement therapy whether you are a man or a woman.

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How about the concepts shared by T.S. Wiley? Are you convinced obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome is connected to light? It’s a compelling argument she makes and I’d love to hear what you think in the show notes section of Episode 230. You’ll want to get your own copy of her book Lights Out: Sleep, Sugar, and Survival and bookmark her Wiley Protocol web site to get even more from this dynamic woman who is helping people improve their health naturally.

On Thursday, Tanya Attebery will be here to talk about her book entitled Fat-Haters’ Club. If you’ve ever been overweight or obese, especially as a kid, then you’ll connect with what Tanya has to say during this interview. I look forward to sharing it with you!

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  • The observation of unnatural lighting and it’s effect on our lives is a given. — The figuring out what these adverse effects are and solutions to help cure these ills are hard to decipher. Ms Wiley does have some significant input is this matter.

    I have another one of these “Out of the Norm” discussion and issue areas all my own, I think.

    In the same vain as artificial lighting I’m referring to artificial heating.

    In the real world our bodies would be using our stored fat and food, burning calories to keep us warm. — Consuming our food and what we eat accordingly for us to stay alive and in good health.

    Not unlike a bear preparing for hibernation.

    Artificial heating alters this whole process but our body chemistry can’t keep up to this new adaptation, similar again to the unnatural lighting.

    These are probably both more significant than given.

  • ValerieAnne

    I read this concept on the Mercola website. Now I know the source of it. I found the seasonal information very interesting. It makes a lot of sense. (I was not ready to accept her opinion about hormone supplementation. Perhaps I’ll read the book.)

    I like the anthropological approach. I find it hard to believe that humans haven’t changed at ALL since we became agricultural. Everything we know has been passed down from agricultural ancestors. Yet, in ancient Egypt and India they had chronic disease already. Looking at it from an evolutionary perspecitve, I don’t think humans could have gotten this far if we had not moved to agriculture. I don’t think we could have survived the northern climate winters without stores of legumes and grains. Can the hunter-gatherer diet sustain all the humans on the planet? (especially on grass-fed beef?) I don’t really know, so I’m curious. I think I’m going off on a tangent …

    Your interview didn’t touch on physical activity.
    Activity level is another thing that is VERY different in modern humans from even 100 years ago. My mother grew up on a farm, which requires a LOT of physical activity just to get through the day. Some cultures do way more walking than we do in the US. My desk job and my car are killing me in many ways.

    Speaking of lights out, there’s an environmental movement to get cities to turn off as many street lights and building lights as possible because the lack of darkness is disrupting wildlife.