vitamin A

Don’t Overlook Vitamins & Minerals for Eye Health

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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 Cataracts

5 Vitamins a Day to Keep Macular Degeneration at Bay

About 17 percent of Americans aged 40 years or older develop cataracts in one or both eyes. By the time they hit 80 years old, that number jumps to about 50 percent. Over half of all seniors in western countries have had some type of experience with cataracts. Whether they currently have cataracts or had […]

Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

No one wants to lose their vision, but unfortunately sometimes people do and it is completely out of their control. But what if you were to lose your vision to something completely in your control, like a vitamin deficiency? Vitamin deficiencies are 100 percent preventable, however, they are the leading cause of preventable blindness in […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism

Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism

Having an astigmatism sounds pretty intimidating, but really it is a very common problem today. In fact, most people actually have an astigmatism (and many do not even know it, especially if it is slight). If you have blurry vision or have previously been diagnosed with an astigmatism, read on to discover which vitamins will […]

Vitamins and Nutrients That Help Relieve Stress on Eyes

Vitamins and Nutrients That Help Relieve Stress on Eyes

How does your body feel when you’re stressed? Maybe you’re approaching a deadline you aren’t ready for, or maybe your relationship isn’t where you want it to be. Life is full of stress; the moment you get a grasp on one cause, another one creeps up. Unfortunately, your body takes a lot of punches when […]

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 […]

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 […]

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin A

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin A

Let’s talk about vitamin A. Vitamin A enjoys a good, but rather vague reputation – most people are aware that they should probably make sure to eat enough of it, but an awful lot of them aren’t entirely sure why. And in most cases, this is enough. Vitamin A is indeed good for you in […]

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 […]

Facts and Myths About Carrots: What They Can Do for Your Eyes

We’ve all heard it before: “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes!” Granted, in most cases, it was when we were about five or six and refusing to eat whatever carrot-containing meal a parent had made. But it wasn’t just empty lip-service – well, not all of it, at least. Carrots aren’t exactly the […]

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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