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.

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

In recent years, obesity has been a huge problem for many developed nations. America’s obesity rate has grown to nearly 40 percent in the last few years. As the years go by, obesity rates seem to keep climbing. At the same time, the amount of obesity-related diseases, like heart disease, also increases. While it is […]

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

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 your 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 New Year’s resolutions, right? But what […]

Omega Fatty Acids and Eye Health

Omega Fatty Acids and Vision Health

I know what you are thinking – fatty acids? How can fats be any good for my health or my eyes? Contrary to common beliefs, some fat is actually necessary for you to be healthy. This goes for your eyes, too! As we’ve discussed before, there is such a thing as good fat, and one perfect example […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Smokers

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As you age, your eyes will begin to deteriorate, causing your vision to become impaired. When you’re a smoker, this deterioration happens much quicker. However, taking vitamin supplements for the eyes can help to slow the deterioration process and restore good health. Many of the vitamins that promote eye health also have antioxidants that will […]

Beneficial Foods That Help Improve Eyesight

Beneficial Foods That Help Improve Eyesight Image

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

How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working Image

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

Vision-Enhancing Superfoods for Your Eyes Image

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?

Are You Lacking Proper Nutrients for Your Eyes Image

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 […]

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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