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.

The Aging Stomach and How Vitamins Can Help

The Aging Stomach and How Vitamins Can Help

Just as your eyes change over time, your other organs are susceptible to aging. The stomach is a crucial organ that takes a lot of wear and tear over the years. Food poisoning and influenza are two ailments the stomach is strong enough to endure. But, as you age, the stomach becomes more sensitive and […]

To Heal the Eyes, Look to the Liver

To Heal the Eyes, Look to the Liver

At first glance, the eyes and liver have about as much in common as milk and champagne. And, if you imbibe too much of the latter during the holiday season, you may be excused for thinking that bubbly’s only link to eyesight is to induce drunken double vision. But according to Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., […]

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. It could have been to lose weight, to feel younger, or to reduce blood pressure. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and in terms of health, it couldn’t be truer. But, you probably haven’t dieted for your eyes. In the big world […]

How Caffeine Affects Eyesight

How Caffeine Affects Eyesight

If you are like most people in the world, then the first thing you do in the morning is drink a cup of coffee. In fact, of nearly 3,000 adults interviewed in the United States this year, 64 percent have consumed coffee within the past day. But, have you ever wondered what that jolt of […]

Why Your Eyes Need Vitamin D and Where to Get It

Research from the American Optometric Association discusses how crucial vitamin D is for our eyes, bones, and heart. Having a deficiency can lead to many types of cancers as well as eye conditions. When we think about nutrients for eye health, we often jump to beta-carotene. But, vitamin D is incredibly necessary for eye health […]

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

We all know alcohol can affect our bodies negatively, and these effects can be both short and long term. But what exactly does alcohol do to our eyes? Alcohol can definitely have short term vision-altering effects, but what about repeated exposure to alcohol? Are there any permanent effects that you need to worry about? Read […]

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Kale

This superfood is so amazing, Beyoncé wore a sweater with its name across the front. If that isn’t enough to make you want to eat kale, there’s more. Kale is packed with protein, vitamins, potassium, and healthy carbs. It contributes to promoting the function of every bodily system, including your vision. Our eyes depend on […]

Are You Lacking Proper Nutrients for Your Eyes?

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 […]

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Blueberries

If you don’t already include blueberries in your daily diet, you’re missing out. This superhero of nutrient-rich foods packs a punch when it comes to nourishing your eyes. Not to mention how delicious and versatile they are. When choosing foods that will nourish your body, it can be helpful to choose multifunctional ones. This means […]

Vitamins and Nutrients That Help Relieve Stress on Eyes

How does your body feel when you’re stressed? Maybe you’re approaching a deadline you aren’t ready for, or maybe your relationship isn’t where you want it to be. Life is full of stress; the moment you get a grasp on one cause, another one creeps up. Unfortunately, your body takes a lot of punches when […]

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