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Nutrients that Support Vision Health as We Age

Over time our eyes are exposed to many harmful substances. Exposure to ultraviolet light rays, blue light from digital screens, free radical stress, pollution, dust and debris, plus the natural aging process can have an impact on our precious and fragile eyes. It’s also not unusual for the eyes to age faster than the rest of the body – party due to the unique structure of the eyes and par…

​A Recipe Packed with Vision Health Nutrients

We can support healthy vision by eating a balanced diet high in fruits and vegetables. Here are some of the best foods we can eat for eye health:Spinach, kale, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts are high in lutein and zeaxanthin, powerful carotenoids found in our lens and macula that promote vision and retinal health.Eggs contain lutein and vitamin A, plus antioxidants to promote eye health and f…

​Protecting our Eyes from Blue Light Damage

Exposure to blue light can cause occasional eyestrain, fatigue, and headaches and can impact our vision long-term. We can protect our eyes from the effects of blue light with targeted nutrients, including lutein, zeaxanthin, and omega-3s. Attached to our DevicesAdults spend an average of 10 hours per day in front of media screens. Children spend between five and eight hours in front of scr…

Antioxidants That Help Boost Eye Health

We typically don’t think about our eye health until we begin having problems with it. What we should be doing is supporting our eyes along the way with the right nutrients they need to keep them working and focusing properly. Various nutrients such as: carotenoids (like lutein and zeaxanthin), beta carotene, vitamin C with citrus bioflavonoids, bilberry, NAC (N-acetyl cysteine), and minerals (like…

Lutein vs. Zeaxanthin

April is Eye Health Safety Month. Our eyes are the window to our world – in so many ways. Our eyes are incredibly intricate and are as important as many other vital organs in our body. We often take them for granted, but we could lose their ability to work properly… in the blink of an eye. For many of us, as we age, it seems like our arms just can’t get long enough to be able to read the fine prin…