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Light Therapy

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Companies and biohackers are running with the science behind the healing potential of light therapy

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In a recent episode of the podcast, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey shared his daily routine for living healthy. The episode went viral when Dorsey revealed that he eats only one meal a day (and sometimes less on weekends). But another aspect of the Silicon Valley entrepreneur’s routine is his use of light as therapy. Dorsey says he takes walks to work in the morning sun and uses infrared light bulbs and saunas. Other notable figures like NHL player Duncan Keith and supermodel Bella Hadid also say they use light therapy.

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