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SOLshine.org is the technology transfer beneficiary of Science of Light (SOL).

SOL is an R&D 501(c)(3) non-profit on a mission to raise awareness of mal-illumination.

“Mal-illumination is to light

as malnutrition is to food.”

— Dr. John Ott

SOLshine.org provides evidence based, "nutritional light" to reduce the risk of mal-illumination.

The Balanced 'Spectral' Diet™


Regulates brain chemistry.

Synchronizes vital circadian rhythms.

Primes retinal cells for repair & regeneration.

Catalyzes production of ATP (cellular fuel).

Produces subcellular & circulatory melatonin.

Counter-balances blue light when computing.

Boosts energy much like a cup of coffee.

brain chemistry & circadian

FACT: 98% of Sunshine energy enters the body thru the eyes. Entering the eyes SOLshine energy . . .

 regulates brain chemistry & circadian rhythms that control appetite, energy, mood, sleep, libido and much more.

— influences muscular movements, enzyme reactions, food digestion, fat burning... in other words all metabolic processes.

“We can now say emphatically that the function of our entire metabolism is dependent on light.”— Dr. Fritz Albert Popp, International Institute of Biophysics 

  • Morning Light Can Make You Thinner

    Morning Light Can Make You Thinner

    Research suggest that modifying your exposure to morning light could help keep your waistline in check.

    Weight Loss 
  • Boost Immunity

    Boost Immunity

    Researchers found that sunlight directly activates and energizes T-cells that play a central role in human immunity.

    Increase Antibodies 
  • Stress, Burnout & Fatigue

    Stress, Burnout & Fatigue

    Natural light has been shown to impact alertness and vitality and may thus counteract burnout, stress and fatigue.

    Natural Treatment 
  • Cognitive Function

    Cognitive Function

    Cognition primarily refers to things like memory, the ability to learn new information, speech, and reading comprehension.

    Reduce Impairment 
  • Scholastic Achievement

    Scholastic Achievement

    Studies show that poor or inappropriate lighting in schools can adversely affect children’s health and their ability to learn.

    Improve Perforance 
  • Radiant Vitality

    A Journal of Environmental Psychology study investigated daylight exposure and its relation with vitality in everyday settings on an hour-to-hour basis.

    Boost Energy 
  • The Vitamin Absorption Problem

    Research has shown that vitamins absolutely require natural light in order to be fully metabolized.

    Optimize Metabolism 
  • Decreased Sex Drive

    Light Therapy as a treatment for sexual dysfunction; focus on testosterone levels successfully treated by light.

    Strengthen Labido 
  • Back Pain

    Back Pain

    Short-term effects of bright light therapy in adults with chronic nonspecific back pain: a randomized controlled trial.

    Potential Relief 
  • Unhealthy Sleep Cycles

    Unhealthy Sleep Cycles

    Your body’s circadian clock responds to light, as a signal to be awake, and dark, as a signal to fall asleep.

    Come into Rhythm 
  • Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia

    Alzheimer’s and Related Dementia

    Sleep disturbances are common in persons with Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia (ADRD).

    Non-pharmacological Tool 
  • Brain Fog & Electro-Smog

    Brain Fog & Electro-Smog

    Light, electricity, and magnetism are manifestations of electromagnetic frequencies (EMF).

    Mitigate EMF 
  • Bipolar Depression

    Bipolar Depression

    Bipolar patients have recurrent major depression, residual mood symptoms, and limited treatment options. 

    Enlightened Treatment 
  • Cancer Survivors Sleep Quality

    Cancer Survivors Sleep Quality

    A significant proportion of cancer survivors (23% to 44%) experience insomnia even years after treatment.

    Better Sleep 
  • Parkinson’s Sleep-Wake Cycle

    Parkinson’s Sleep-Wake Cycle

    Treatments for the motor manifestations of Parkinson’s are well-vetted and can dramatically alleviate symptoms.

    Natural Intervention 
Mal-illumination is  Epidemic

Mal-illumination is Epidemic

The wide range and variety of health conditions associated with poor "light hygiene" helps one recognize that mal-illumination is unwittingly a root cause of so many contemporary health issues.

Enlighten Someone You Love

“We are all light deficient and this deficiency may be the source of our physical and emotional problems.”

— Dr. John Ott — HEALTH AND LIGHT — 3,000,000+ Copies Sold


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