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.

Stay Hydrated for Happy Eyes

Stay Hydrated for Happy Eyes

Wet eyes aren’t always a sign of crying. The eyes need wetness to stay lubricated and functioning. If you want to have healthy and happy eyes, drink lots of water so you don’t become dehydrated. You’re probably familiar with the fact that dehydration can cause a whole host of health problems. Especially in relation to […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Diabetes is a condition that is the direct result of having an excessive amount of glucose in the blood. This excess can affect many different areas of your body, including the eyes. It has been reported that conditions of the eyes that are directly related to diabetes are the leading cause of blindness in adults […]

Keep an ‘Eye’ on Your Cholesterol & Blood Pressure

Keep an 'Eye' on Your Cholesterol & Blood Pressure

There is little doubt that good eyesight is essential for enjoying a healthy and active life. Unfortunately, people get affected by certain diseases that can seriously affect the health of their eyes. For instance, most people are aware that high levels of cholesterol or blood pressure can particularly be bad for your health and are […]

Alcohol, Cataracts, and Other Drinking-Related Visual Disorders

Alcohol, Cataracts, and Other Drinking-Related Visual Disorders

We’re likely far from the only source you’ve run across with a warning against heavy drinking. Excess alcohol consumption is rough on a human body from end to end. Essentially, every organ can be damaged by chronic alcohol abuse. But, as a site devoted to vision health, we’ll pay particular attention to the effects it […]

Herbs to Improve Your Eyesight

Herbs to Improve Your Eyesight

Natural support for your eyesight can be found in some specific herbs. There are also herbs that are known for improving vision. By using a combination of herbs for improving vision and herbs for supporting vision, you can greatly boost your overall eye health and promote clear vision – without needing contacts, glasses, or corrective […]

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 to something completely in your control, like a vitamin deficiency? Vitamin deficiencies are 100 percent preventable, however, they are the leading cause of preventable blindness in […]

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

Everyone knows which foods are touted as being good for our eyes (hello carrots!). But, are we aware of what foods aren’t so good? Can some of our everyday foods actually work against our vision? There are probably more unhealthy foods than you realize lurking in your refrigerator or freezer right this second. Learn how what goes […]

Absorption of Nutrients as You Age

Absorption of Nutrients as You Age

There’s no doubt about it: our nutritional needs change as we age. You may have eaten 2,500 calories as an active 25-year-old, but as a sedentary 60-year-old, that’s way too much food. There’s nothing wrong with slowing down as we age, it’s a natural process, but the struggle to get all the necessary nutrients becomes […]

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 […]

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