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Is Your Kids Diet Good Enough

Is Your Kid’s Diet Good Enough?

Whether you’re an experienced parent, doing it for the first time or have a very short babysitting resume, there’s one thing everyone can agree on. Kids can be picky eaters which in turn can be a real pain in the butt for those feeding them. We all know that kids can’t be put in charge […]

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All About Vitamin A

All About Vitamin A

There’s a very good reason as to why we refer to vitamin A as “Vitamin Eye.” Simply put, vitamin A is the superhero of the eye health world. Vitamin A can help your vision in a number of ways, but it is also widely thought to help boost your immune system and help with cell […]

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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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Everything You Need to Know about Vitamin A

Everything You Need to Know about Vitamin A

Let’s talk about vitamin A. Vitamin A enjoys a good, but rather vague reputation – most people are aware that they should probably make sure to eat enough of it, but an awful lot of them aren’t entirely sure why. And in most cases, this is enough. Vitamin A is indeed good for you in […]

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Everything in Moderation

Everything in Moderation

Yes, it’s a maternal line, but when we’re talking eye health, it’s an important one. One of the most tried and universally true medical quotes you’ll ever encounter is credited to Paracelsus, a Renaissance scientist and the father of toxicology: “Sola dosis venum facit.” Translated, that comes out to “the dose makes the poison.” Simple, but […]

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Facts and Myths About Carrots

Facts and Myths About Carrots: What They Can Do For Your Eyes

We’ve all heard it before: “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes!” Granted, in most cases, it was when we were about five or six and refusing to eat whatever carrot-containing meal a parent had made. But it wasn’t just empty lip-service – well, not all of it, at least. Carrots aren’t exactly the […]

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How Often Should You Take Vitamin Supplements

How Often Should You Take Vitamin Supplements?

You’d think it’d be an easy question to answer. Many of us are so used to hearing about “daily multivitamins” that we take the one pill per day rate as a given. And while that often isn’t a bad place to start, it still is a simple answer to a complex problem. Multivitamins have taken […]

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Christmas Feast

A Christmas Feast: Is What You Eat Affecting Your Eyesight?

‘Tis the season to gather and celebrate. Christmas is a great time of celebration… and food! A time to ignore the diet and just enjoy the many treats and feasts that go with the holiday; after all, we can always make up for it when it comes time for the New Year’s resolution, right? But, […]

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Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Vitamins are a great way to support and improve your eyesight, no matter what kind of eye condition you have. We’ve talked extensively about common eye conditions like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, glaucoma and cataracts, but sometimes (often) your eyes just get older and, unfortunately, with age comes natural deterioration. If you suffer from poor eyesight […]

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Best Eye Vitamins for Cataracts

Best Eye Vitamins for Cataracts

By the time they hit 80 years old, about 50 percent of adults in western countries have had some type of experience with cataracts. Whether they currently have cataracts or had cataract surgery in the past, it’s really hard to find someone older who has not experienced this condition. So, whether you have had a […]

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Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism

Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism

Having an astigmatism sounds pretty intimidating, but really it is a very common problem today. In fact, most people actually have an astigmatism (and many do not even know it, especially if it is slight). If you have blurry vision or have previously been diagnosed with an astigmatism, read on to discover which vitamins will […]

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