Monday Health Minute | Published March 4, 2014

Daylight savings time takes effect March 9

Daylight savings time takes effect March 9

  • The clock will move forward one hour on March 9.
  • To give your body more time to adjust, consider moving meals and sleep time one hour ahead a few days before to account for the time change.
  • Consider exercising to release the feel-good chemical serotonin, which can help your body adjust to the time change.
  • Avoid unnecessary snacking, even though you may be hungrier an hour earlier.
  • Remember to change smoke detector and carbon monoxide batteries during this time of year.

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