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.

Foods to Avoid in the Hunt for Healthier Eyes

Foods to Avoid in the Hunt for Healthier Eyes

If you’ve been through a few other articles on this site, you’re probably familiar with a few eye nutrition facts. Green, leafy vegetables can help protect your eyes from excess UV light, omega-3 acids help stimulate tear production, and so on. Unfortunately, that particular knife cuts both ways. A healthy diet can do wonders for […]

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

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We’ve all heard it before: “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes!” Granted, in most cases, our parents told us this at age five or six and we adamantly refused to eat whatever carrot-containing meal a parent had made. But their advice wasn’t just empty lip-service – well, not all of it, at least. […]

Summer Eating: Seasonal Foods that Boost Vision

Summer Eating: Seasonal Foods that Boost Vision

Summer is right around the corner! I bet you’re all looking forward to long, hot, sunny days, hanging out in the backyard or park and of course, barbecues! Summertime cuisine is quite possibly the best of the year, I mean come on, hamburgers, every kind of salad imaginable, ice cream, crazy colorful and tasty fruits […]

All About Chromium

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No, this isn’t going to be an article about Google or web browsers; today, we’re talking about minerals. 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 it makes sure all protein and carbohydrates are broken down and […]

All About Eyebright

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Finally, an eye-healthy nutrient that’s easy to pronounce and understand just from its name! The name suggests bright vision and bright eyes, but in reality, eyebright does so much more. It gets its name from the fact that herbalists most often use it to treat eye infections. Back before the development of modern medicine, all […]

All About Copper Gluconate

All About Copper Gluconate

Copper gluconate (or rather, just copper) is by no means a newly discovered mineral. Copper’s been popping up in everything from pipes to cookware for centuries. As studies surrounding the health benefits of copper gluconate become more involved and intricate, researchers are finding that it is much more than just a substance that coats our […]

All About Rutin

All About Rutin

Now it’s time to talk about a bioflavonoid that’s always rooting for you and your health: rutin. Rutin is a plant-based bioflavonoid found in a number of citrus fruits. Let’s be honest, it doesn’t get more natural than that. We talk a lot about elements and chemical compounds that are good for our bodies, but […]

All About N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

All About N-Acetyl Cysteine (NAC)

N-Acetyl Cysteine, or NAC for short, is probably the most underrated ingredient in our Ocu-Plus Formula. It is so underrated that even many doctors don’t fully know what this compound element is capable of treating. Trust us when we say NAC is capable of more than you would ever imagine.1 From being an antidote to […]

All About Vitamin C

All About Vitamin C

If there’s one vitamin out of the 17 in our Ocu-Plus formula that you’ve already heard about, chances are, it’s vitamin C. This familiar face in the vitamin world is arguably the most important one for our body as a whole1. Though our blog mainly focuses on eye health, we really like to promote overall […]

All About Selenium

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Selenium is a trace mineral that is absolutely essential to the body. I know, we’ve said that about every trace mineral and ingredient for our Ocu-Plus Formula, but it is simply the truth. Many people are under the impression that because a mineral is only found and required in trace amounts in our bodies, it’s […]

All About Vitamin A

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There’s a very good reason as to why we refer to vitamin A as “Vitamin Eye.” Simply put, this vitamin 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 […]

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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