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6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Distance Vision

6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Distance Vision

You’re at the grocery store searching for the pasta section but when you look up at the aisle signs, they’re blurry. You squint but eventually have to walk up to every sign to see what’s down that aisle. If that sounds like you, you’re likely suffering from myopia, also known as nearsightedness. Myopia is caused […]

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Foods to Combat Vision-Harming Chemical Changes in the Eyes

Foods to Combat Vision-Harming Chemical Changes in the Eyes

Like a self-destruction device, our eyes or bodies are not immune to anything, let alone themselves. This has never been more true as can be seen in diseases such as lupus. Lupus is an autoimmune disease where the immune system begins attacking healthy cells. If not controlled, it can be fatal. This just goes to […]

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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 […]

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Increasing Eye Pigment Can Boost Vision in Hazy Conditions

Increasing Eye Pigment Can Boost Vision in Hazy Conditions

According to new studies performed at the University of Georgia, the more yellow pigment you have in your eyes, the better you’re able to see in hazy conditions. The researchers there performed an experiment in which they set up a simulation of hazy conditions so that they could test how far people with varying amounts […]

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How Often Should You Take Vitamin Supplements?

How Often Should You Take Vitamin Supplements?

You’d think it’d be an easy question to answer. Many of us are so used to hearing about “daily multivitamins” that we take the one pill per day rate as a given. And while that often isn’t a bad place to start, it still is a simple answer to a complex problem. Multivitamins have taken […]

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Daily Vitamin May Reduce Cataract Risk in Men

Daily Vitamin May Reduce Cataract Risk in Men

A new study conducted by researchers at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital shows that long-term use of a daily multivitamin supplement may lower the risk of cataracts in men. Eye Ailments The research focused on two different eye ailments: cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. Cataracts are the clouding of the eye’s lens […]

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How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

You are what you eat, goes the old saying. But what if you, like most of us, aren’t sure what foods are healthy for your eyes? What if, between getting the kids ready for school, getting yourself ready for work, and getting the dog walked, you have no time to plan a menu, let alone […]

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These Eye Care Tips Can Be Forgotten This Time of Year

These Eye Care Tips Can Be Forgotten This Time of Year

Ah, the holidays. The beautiful gold leaves from your neighbor’s tree have all fallen into your yard, you’ve got 20 relatives coming for Thanksgiving dinner, but only 15 chairs, and Daylight Saving Time is not saving your sanity as you race to finish your seasonal shopping on ever-shortening days. With so much to do this […]

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How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

How Eye Vitamins Work

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 could not tell you exactly what vitamins do in our bodies. As parents, we know that vitamins and minerals are important, they make us stronger, they keep […]

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An A-Z Guide to the Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

An A-Z Guide to the Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

What you eat and how you nourish your body can help you improve your vision and your overall health. By making sure you have enough of certain nutrients through diet or supplements, you can help improve your vision, protect against macular degeneration, reduce your risk for glaucoma and even enhance your night vision. In this […]

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NNatural Eye Health Starts and Ends with Your Diet

Natural Eye Health Starts and Ends with Your Diet

While your diet plays a huge role in your eye health, it does not mean that you need to lose weight to have healthy eyes. Going on a strict diet could in fact be bad for your eyes if it doesn’t also include all the necessary foods. Many people find that trying to eat all […]

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