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Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Benefits, Dosage, and Food Sources

As the days get warmer and the sun is out longer, many of us are outside more, which is wonderful, but it also brings with it certain health concerns for sensitive eyes. Exposure to the sun's harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage our eyes, but it isn't the only factor that contributes to eye damage. With more of us working remotely and our children virtually attending classes, we are exposed t…

​Lose the Blue Light Blues with Lutein and DHA

Do you frequently feel fatigued during the day and yet you have trouble sleeping at night? Short-term blue light exposure can lead to symptoms like eyestrain, fatigue, and headaches, and longer-term exposure has more serious effects. Recent trends in our screen-use behavior put our vision and health at risk, regardless of our age. Too much time in front of our computer screens, phones, an…

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…