Health and Light
Author : John Nash Ott
ISBN : 978-81-920957-8-3
270 pages | Paperback
About the Book
The right kind of light can add years to your life. The wrong kind can make you ill - perhaps even kill you.
What do you know about light - and the role it plays in our physical and emotional well-being?
Do you know that hyperactive children may simply be spending too much time indoors under the wrong kind of artificial lighting?
Do you know that some forms of arthritis may be the result of exactly the same condition in adults?
Do you know that wearing pink-tinted glasses might lead to serious health problems?
Do you know that the right kind of sunlight actually cures skin cancer?
THIS IS THE BOOK THAT TELLS YOU WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW - ABOUT THE HEALTH AND LIGHT.
Contents : Foreword for Indian Edition. Introduction. Preface. 1. The light side of health 2. How it began 3. The Electromagnetic Spectrum 4. Relucant Apples and Timid Tiger Lilies 5. Light and the Endocrine System 6. I Break my Glasses 7. An Experiment with Phototherapy on Human Cancer Patients 8. Chloroplasts and Light Filters 9. Animal Response to Light 10. Biological Effects of Tinted Lenses 11. Effects of Radiation on Biological Clocks 12. The TV Radiation Story 13. Trace Amounts of Radiation and Full-Spectrum Lighting 14. Photobiology Comes of Age 15. Routine Opposition to New Ideas as Standard Procedure 16. Sings of Encouragement. Afterword. About the Auther. Appendx: Papers presented by John Ott. Publications by John Ott. References and Sources.
John Nash Ott - After successful career as a banker, he turned a life time hobby of time-lapse photography into the full time career in photobiology. His more than 50 years experiment shows the affects of variation of different kind of light sources on living things.