Food For Your Eyes

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.

Beneficial Foods That Help Improve Eyesight

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Wine anyone? For once, one of our bad habits may actually benefit our eyes. Red wine, taken in moderation, contains quercetin which is a strong antioxidant. You don’t drink? Apples, grapes, cherries, oranges, and onions also contain quercetin. Macular degeneration can be prevented or slowed by this extraordinary antioxidant. Consider adding a glass of red […]

How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

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You are what you eat, as the old saying goes. You probably grew up being told to take your vitamins every morning because they were good for you. But, once you take them, how do you know what they’re really doing?  Now that you’re older and get to choose your vitamins, an eye vitamin or supplement […]

The Secret to Better Night Vision

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As we enter into fall, the days are getting shorter and shorter. The evenings spent at the park with your kids are coming to their annual end. And, we all start turning our porch lights on earlier. As nights become longer, your low-light vision gets used more often. Those with poor night vision can struggle […]

6 Vision-Enhancing Superfoods for Your Eyes

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Want to keep your eyes and vision strong without resorting to corrective lenses or surgery? Consider trying these six superfoods for your eyes. You’ll not only get the benefits of protecting your vision, you’ll also be able to add some variety to your diet. Superfoods for Your Eyes: Goji Berries You may have heard of […]

How Eye Vitamins Work

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When we are children our parents start out telling us to take our vitamins. When asked why, they reply that they are good for us. However, most parents couldn’t tell you exactly what vitamins do in our bodies. More specifically, they couldn’t tell you how eye vitamins work. As parents, we know that vitamins and minerals […]

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes Image

Just like cars that need oil, our bodies are intricate machines that need fatty acids to run well. Yes, you heard me right! This is one fat that is not only good for your body, but is essential for your body to work the way it’s supposed to. Omega-3s are one of these essential fatty […]

Are You Lacking Proper Nutrients for Your Eyes?

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For your eyes to be as healthy as possible, they need a full range of nutrients every day. Vision can deteriorate from various diseases and disorders that result from nutrient deficiencies. You may not know you’re deficient in something until it’s too late. There’s a whole list of all the nutrients your eyes need and risks that […]

An A-Z Guide to the Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

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What you eat and how you nourish your body can help you improve your vision and your overall health. Having enough of certain nutrients for your eyes through diet or supplements can help improve your vision. You can even protect against macular degeneration, reduce your risk for glaucoma, and enhance your night vision. In this […]

How High-Sugar Foods Affect Your Eyesight

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Eating a lot of high-sugar foods can have detrimental effects on the body. I know, shocking, isn’t it?! Mainly, eating too much sugar will cause metabolic dysfunction. Metabolic dysfunction can cause weight gain, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But, did you know that eating too much sugar can also affect your eyesight? Much […]

4 Super Leafy Greens for Improved Eyesight

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It’s a well-known wives’ tale that spinach can help your eyesight. Our mothers and our mother’s mothers before that told us this to get us to eat our vegetables. As it turns out, what our moms have been telling us for years isn’t a wives’ tale at all. Spinach, along with other leafy greens, has […]

Don’t Overlook Vitamins & Minerals for Eye Health

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If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then think of vitamins and minerals as the frame that holds the glass panes in place for you. Without the proper support system that vitamins and minerals supply, your eyes become empty and boarded-over. Vitamins and eye health go hand in hand. If you feel your […]

About the Author

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Tyler Sorensen is the President and CEO of Rebuild Your Vision. Formerly, Tyler studied Aeronautics (just like his brother) with the dream of becoming an airline pilot, however, after 9/11 his career path changed. After graduating top of his class with a Bachelor of Science in Informational Technologies and Administrative Management, he joined Rebuild Your Vision in 2002. With the guidance of many eye care professionals, including Behavioral Optometrists, Optometrists (O.D.), and Ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.), Tyler has spent nearly two decades studying the inner workings of the eye and conducting research.

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