ThinkstockWhen Europe first enacted Daylight Savings Time in 1916, the goal was not more or less sleep, or longer farming days as is popularly believed; it was to conserve expensive coal burning during World War I by maximizing daylight during laboring hours.
After much of the rest of the world followed suite with the twice yearly clock change that became known as "Spring forward, Fall back," effects began to emerge-among them, factors that can even affect how you look and feel.
Beauty Advantages When You Fall Back:
Circadian Rhythms - Your Body Clock
When Daylight Savings Time ends in the fall, experts say the body returns to its intrinsic circadian rhythm, which synchs up with natural sunlight changes throughout the year. As a result, we're more likely to sleep soundly during the fall and winter, but are less likely to do so in the leap forward during spring and summer.
In short, our bodies aren't fooled by the artificial change in time. Car crash statistics support theRead More »from How Daylight Savings Can Affect Your Health