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Just Because You’re Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Succumb to Poor Vision

Just Because You’re Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Succumb to Poor Vision

You’re starting to feel the aches and pains of getting older and you’re wondering how to prevent your eyes from being the next body part to lose its youth. Rest assured that there are tons of ways to keep your vision, along with the rest of your body, in top shape. Aging does not mean diminishing […]

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Exercising for Eye Health

Exercising for Eye Health

There’s no doubt that exercise will benefit your overall health. Staying active can prevent a myriad of illnesses and disease. It can ward off obesity, heart disease, arthritis; help lower blood sugar levels in diabetics; and lower your risk of back pain. Did you know that frequent exercise can also directly impact your vision health? […]

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5 Ways to Kickstart a Healthy New Year: Eye Health Edition

5 Ways to Kickstart a Healthy New Year: Eye Health Edition

The number one New Year’s resolution in America in 2016 was to stay healthy and fit. These results are hardly a surprise. We all want to start the New Year on the right foot and what better place to start than with your health? An even better place to start is with your eye health. […]

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How High-Sugar Foods Affect Your Eyesight

How High-Sugar Foods Affect Your Eyesight

Eating high amounts of sugar can have detrimental effects on the body. I know, shocking, isn’t it?! Mainly, eating too much sugar will cause metabolic dysfunction. Metabolic dysfunction can cause weight gain, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But, did you know that eating too much sugar can also affect your eyesight? Much like […]

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The Big Three: Protecting Your Vision Against Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

The Big Three: Protecting Your Vision Against Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

There are a lot of vision disorders that can affect our eyesight and our overall eye health. However, very few affect our eyes like the Big Three do. Glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration are the most popular vision conditions that develop as we age. Approximately three million people in the United States have glaucoma (but […]

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Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Goji Berries

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Goji Berries

Today marks our first article in our new recipe series! Once a month, we’ll be talking about one eye superfood and how you can incorporate it into your everyday life. What better way to kick off the series than with goji berries? This little berry has been on the rise in the superfoods community for […]

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I Didn’t Know That Could Ruin My Eyesight!

I Didn’t Know That Could Ruin My Eyesight!

Many of us go on with our days without giving our eyes much thought. Are they working normally? Yes. Do they itch or burn? No. Is there anything unusual about them? No. This is the recipe for a perfect day. However, what we may not consider is what everyday factors could potentially ruin our eyesight. […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Cloudy Vision from Cataracts

5 Ways to Prevent Cloudy Vision from Cataracts

Did you know that by the age of 80, half of Americans will have cataracts? That’s a 50/50 chance that you, reader, will get cataracts if you don’t already have them. The number of people with cataracts grows with every passing year. According to the organization Prevent Blindness, by the year 2020 there will be over […]

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How Diet and Exercise Can Preserve Your Eyes in Old Age

How Diet and Exercise Can Preserve Your Eyes in Old Age

As we age, we become obsessed with preserving our young bodies. The truth is, no matter how many skin creams or hair growth supplements we use, age will eventually catch up. The only difference is your wallet may be a little lighter than you’d like. One thing, however, that is worth preserving and will cost […]

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May Is Healthy Vision Month

May Is Healthy Vision Month

Every month we should be concerned with keeping our vision healthy, but this May, take special care to see that you’re giving your vision all that it requires and that you’re setting your bad habits aside. Spring is the best time to get rid of the old and start with the new. The snow melts […]

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Is Your Kid’s Diet Good Enough?

Is Your Kid’s Diet Good Enough?

Whether you’re an experienced parent, doing it for the first time or have a very short babysitting resume, there’s one thing everyone can agree on. Kids can be picky eaters which in turn can be a real pain in the butt for those feeding them. We all know that kids can’t be put in charge […]

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