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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 […]

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: Chia Seeds

Maybe you never gave much consideration to these little black seeds, but now’s your chance to start. Chia seeds are packed full of nutritional benefits for your overall health and, more specifically, for your eyes. All seeds are loaded with nutrients that benefit your health, but chia seeds add some extra bang for your buck. […]

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Fish (Especially Salmon!)

Are you eating the right foods to maximize your vision health? So many times, people forget how important a balanced diet is for your eyes. Eating well and consuming a wide variety of vitamins and nutrients is crucial for your overall health. Fish, specifically fresh water fish like salmon, is packed with omega-3 fatty acids. […]

How Arthritis Can Affect Your Eyes

At first glance it may not seem like arthritis has anything to do with vision. Why would a joint condition affect our eyes? There are no joints in our eyes. What we fail to consider is that arthritis is not a joint condition, but an inflammation condition. Our eyes are not immune to inflammation. When […]

Everything in Moderation

Yes, it’s a maternal line, but when we’re talking eye health, it’s an important one. One of the most tried and universally true medical quotes you’ll ever encounter is credited to Paracelsus, a Renaissance scientist and the father of toxicology: “Sola dosis venum facit.” Translated, that comes out to “the dose makes the poison.” Simple, but […]

Fish Oil for the Eyes

As far as brand names go, it’s less than appetizing. And really, fish oil is pretty true to its name – it’s oil derived from fish. While it may not sound like something you want to ingest, fish oil is purported to have a wide range of medical benefits, making it one of the most popular […]

What We Eat Now Affects Our Health – and Eyes – Later

There’s no doubt that you’ve heard all the talk about how the food you eat has a major impact on your overall health. I mean, if you’ve been here before, you know we talk about it all the time! You know that you can develop heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes, and many […]

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears, leaving you to experience itchiness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, irritation, and many other symptoms. It is caused by a number of different things such as environmental factors like excessive heat or wind and even taking certain medications or suffering […]

Summer Eating: Seasonal Foods that Boost Vision

Summer is here! I bet you’re all looking forward to long, hot, sunny days, lazing around the pool, hanging out in the backyard or park and of course, barbecues! Summertime cuisine is quite possibly the best of the year, I mean come on, hamburgers, every kind of salad imaginable, ice cream, crazy colorful and tasty fruits […]

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