antioxidants

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

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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 […]

All About Rutin

All About Rutin

We’re very pleased to introduce this next ingredient in our ingredient series: 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 at the same time they […]

All About Selenium

All About Selenium

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 then […]

All About Vitamin A

All About Vitamin A

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

All About Vitamin E

Next in the “All About… series” is one of the most important vitamins. All vitamins are important, but vitamin E is really up there because it’s an antioxidant that helps the body fight free radicals. Don’t think the magic stops there. Only, this isn’t magic, it’s a very real (and natural) way to reduce cataracts, improve […]

All About Quercetin

All About Quercetin

A new age has dawned on the world of food. More and more, will you find chefs on TV and in magazines explaining what foods will give you the most nutrition and it’s fantastic! Influential chefs are taking their knowledge of food and sharing it with the world to help us eat better and live […]

All About Bilberries and Bioflavonoids

All About Bilberries and Bioflavonoids

Today, we’re continuing our list of all the wonderful and eye-healthy natural ingredients found in our Ocu-Plus Formula. Here’s one that’s packed with antioxidants and can enhance night vision… Bilberries are the magical fruit you’ve likely never heard of. That’s really a shame because this blueberry look alike could enhance your vision. Packed with bioflavonoids […]

All About Lutein and Zeaxanthin

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You may have heard about this ingredient already, since we very often feature it on our blog. These two nutrients, that often go hand in hand, are essential to maintain your vision and prevent certain diseases. Lutein and zeaxanthin are the power couple of the eye nutrient world. Without them we’d all be at risk […]

All About Ginkgo Biloba

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Now there’s a funny sounding name, but this herb isn’t joking around. In fact, ginkgo biloba is the oldest surviving tree species on earth! Ginkgo biloba has a long history rooted in Traditional Chinese Medicine. If there’s one thing we’ve learned about traditional forms of medicine it’s that we can heal ourselves naturally! It’s a […]

All About Glutathione

All About Glutathione

Ah, another free radical fighting antioxidant! Glutathione is an important antioxidant commonly found in animals, plants, fungi and several types of bacteria. This powerhouse antioxidant is the queen and king of all antioxidants. With its amazing healing powers (studies have shown it to prevent several diseases), it’s hard to imagine why anyone falls ill at […]

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