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A healthy diet isn’t only important to have a healthy body; what you eat also affects your vision. These articles delve into the eye health benefits and risks of our daily diets. From the foods highest in vision improving nutrients, minerals, and vitamins, to the eyesight-hindering highly processed foods that are so convenient, we talk about what you should and shouldn’t consume if you want to keep your eyes and vision healthy.

All About Zinc

All About Zinc

Zinc is another one of the important ingredients in our Ocu-Plus Formula. You may be thinking that zinc would make a terrible ingredient in anything that isn’t a battery. You’d be almost right. Zinc, as shown by this pie chart, is not often used or associated with agriculture. Zinc’s biggest use is in rubber products. […]

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All About Vitamin E

All About Vitamin E

Vitamin E is next in the “All About… series” and is one of the most important vitamins. All vitamins are important, but vitamin E is really up there because it’s an antioxidant that helps the body fight free radicals. Don’t think the magic that is vitamin E stops there. Only, this isn’t magic, it’s a […]

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Quercetin

All About Quercetin

A new age has dawned on the world of food. More and more, will you find chefs on TV and in magazines explaining what foods will give you the most nutrition and it’s fantastic! Influential chefs are taking their knowledge of food and sharing it with the world to help us eat better and live […]

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Bilberries and Bioflavonoids

All About Bilberries and Bioflavonoids

Today, we’re continuing our list of all the wonderful and eye-healthy natural ingredients found in our Ocu-Plus Formula. Here’s one that’s packed with antioxidants and can enhance night vision… Bilberries are the magical fruit you’ve likely never heard of. That’s really a shame because this blueberry look alike could enhance your vision. Packed with bioflavonoids […]

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All About Lutein and Zeaxanthin

All About Lutein and Zeaxanthin

You may have heard about this ingredient already, since we very often feature it on our blog. These two nutrients, that often go hand in hand, are essential to maintain your vision and prevent certain diseases. Lutein and zeaxanthin are the power couple of the eye nutrient world. Without them we’d all be at risk […]

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All About Ginkgo Biloba

All About Ginkgo Biloba

Now there’s a funny sounding name, but this herb isn’t joking around. In fact, ginkgo biloba is the oldest surviving tree species on earth! Ginkgo biloba has a long history rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine. If there’s one thing we’ve learned about traditional forms of medicine it’s that we can heal ourselves naturally! Ginkgo biloba […]

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All About Chromium

All About Chromium

No, this isn’t going to be an article about Google or web browsers; we’re talking about minerals today. Chromium is a mineral that is essential to our overall health, and especially our eye health. It is found in a variety of delicious foods and is best known as the mineral that makes sure that all […]

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Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

No one wants to lose their vision, but unfortunately sometimes people do and it is completely out of their control. But what if you were to lose your vision because of a vitamin deficiency? Vitamin deficiencies are 100 percent preventable, yet they are the leading cause of preventable blindness in developing countries. A Vitamin A […]

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All About Glutathione

All About Glutathione

Ah, another free radical fighting antioxidant! Glutathione is an important antioxidant commonly found in animals, plants, fungi and several types of bacteria. This powerhouse antioxidant is the queen and king of all antioxidants. With its amazing healing powers (studies have shown it to prevent several diseases), it’s hard to imagine why anyone falls ill at […]

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All About Alpha-lipoic Acid

All About Alpha-lipoic Acid

Our Ocu-Plus Formula is a special supplement designed to help you help your vision. This formula is packed with eyesight enhancing nutrients. But take one look at the ingredient list and your head will be spinning. There are a few ingredients on the list that even I had no idea what they were before starting […]

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Vitamins and Nutrients to Fight Dry Eyes

Vitamins and Nutrients to Fight Dry Eyes

Our risk of suffering from dry eyes increases as we age. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has reported that dry eyes affect 3.2 million women over 50 years old; and 1.68 million men over the age of 50. This statistic doesn’t even include office workers, who often experience dry eyes due to digital eye strain. […]

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