Tag Archives | vitamins

All About Vitamin E

All About Vitamin E

Vitamin E is next in the “All About… series” and is one of the most important vitamins. All vitamins are important, but vitamin E is really up there because it’s an antioxidant that helps the body fight free radicals. Don’t think the magic that is vitamin E stops there. Only, this isn’t magic, it’s a […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }
Vitamins and Nutrients to Fight Dry Eyes

Vitamins and Nutrients to Fight Dry Eyes

Our risk of suffering from dry eyes increases as we age. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has reported that dry eyes affect 3.2 million women over 50 years old; and 1.68 million men over the age of 50. This statistic doesn’t even include office workers, who often experience dry eyes due to digital eye strain. […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
What Can Vitamin B12 Do For Your Eyes

What Can Vitamin B12 Do For Your Eyes?

Plenty of us have been on diets before. To lose weight, to feel younger, to reduce blood pressure. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and in terms of health, it couldn’t be truer. But you probably haven’t dieted for your eyes. In the big world of nutrition, eyesight is often left behind […]

Read full story Comments { 7 }
Healthy Eyes for a Healthier Life

Healthy Eyes for a Healthier Life

Saying that poor eyesight can adversely impact your quality of life seems like a bit of a no-brainer, but low vision comes with a laundry list of complications. Some of these will likely come as little surprise, but there are others you’re unlikely to hear about unless you’re actively dealing with them. Decreased Mobility Driving […]

Read full story Comments { 1 }
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 […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
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 […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }
Nutrition in Vision Try a Local Diet

Nutrition in Vision: Try a Local Diet

It’s no secret that fruit and vegetables are good for you because they are filled with many beneficial nutrients, but did you know that produce that is locally grown is even better for you than what you may typically find in the supermarket? Generally, the produce you buy at most supermarkets travels many miles to […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }
Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain, causing a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive, but the alcohol also causes direct problems with your eyes that add to your […]

Read full story Comments { 0 }

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 […]

Read full story Comments { 3 }
Regular Cardio Can Strengthen Eyes and Vision

Regular Cardio Can Strengthen Eyes and Vision

When some people hear the word ‘exercise’ they cringe, probably because some view it as a chore that is as awful as scrubbing a toilet, and others have that reaction because they know that it’s something they need to do but they don’t for one reason or another and they feel guilty about it. The […]

Read full story Comments { 2 }
["__initEmbeddedForm"
["__initEmbeddedForm"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
["__initEmbeddedForm"
["__initEmbeddedForm"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
["__initEmbeddedForm"
["__initEmbeddedForm"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
["__initEmbeddedForm"
["__initEmbeddedForm"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
"f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56"
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]
{ "trackUrl": "https://www.mcssl.com/WebForms/beacon.ashx?wid=f8387802-d563-4fa7-be91-5f4e4a951c56" }]