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BLUE with Beige: In fact, blue also is said to help reduce blood pressure and heart rate, for more sound sleep.
“This is an amazing result, as there are specialized receptors called ganglion cells in the retina part of our eyes, which are most sensitive to the color blue," says Chris Idzikowski, a sleep expert at the Edinburgh Sleep Centre, in a press release about the study. "These receptors feed information into an area deep in our brain that controls 24-hour rhythms, and affects how we perform and feel during the day. That interaction between light, sleep and wakefulness is supremely important.”