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Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes Image

Just like cars that need oil, our bodies are intricate machines that need fatty acids to run well. Yes, you heard me right! This is one fat that is not only good for your body, but is essential for your body to work the way it’s supposed to. Omega-3s are one of these essential fatty […]

Are You Lacking Proper Nutrients for Your Eyes?

Are You Lacking Proper Nutrients for Your Eyes Image

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 risks that […]

Don’t Overlook Vitamins & Minerals for Eye Health

Vitamins and Minerals for Eye Health Image

If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then think of vitamins and minerals as the frame that holds the glass panes in place for you. Without the proper support system that vitamins and minerals supply, your eyes become empty and boarded-over. Vitamins and eye health go hand in hand. If you feel your […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Farsightedness

Best Eye Vitamins for Farsightedness

Farsightedness is a very common eye problem in today’s society. Typical treatment for this condition includes eye glasses, contact lenses, and corrective laser surgery. All of these treatment options have been successful at helping millions of people overcome their vision problems, however, the problem with traditional treatments is that they do not address the actual source of the vision problem. You may be wondering if there are more natural, less […]

Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

The tl;dr Which vitamins should you take for presbyopia? Food or supplements that contain omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin C, vitamin A, lutein, and zinc. Vitamins are a great way to support and improve your eyesight, no matter what kind of eye condition you have. We’ve talked extensively about common eye conditions like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, […]

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 […]

Vision Boosting Recipe of the Month: Chia Seeds

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!)

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

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

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 […]

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