According to a new study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology, eating an unhealthy diet full of processed meat, fried foods, and high-sugar items over a long period of time can lead to eventual vision loss. Aim to fill your plate with fruit, dairy, poultry, fish, and vegetables—instead of processed and fried foods—research suggests. … Continue reading Does junk food lead to poor eye health?
While there isn't an official definition of a superfood, it’s generally accepted that superfoods have high levels of nutrients, particularly vitamins and minerals. They are also often a good source of antioxidants, which help prevent disease and shield our bodies from cell damage. While there are a number of common foods that we know provide … Continue reading Seven Superfoods that live up to the Hype
Your eyesight is probably the most important of your five senses. Eye health goes hand-in-hand with general health, but a few nutrients are especially important for your eyes. First a quick Overview of Common Eye Diseases Your risk of developing an eye disease increases as you get older. The most common eye diseases include: Cataracts. … Continue reading 8 Nutrients That Will Optimize Your Eye Health
Did you know that holiday foods can actually be good for you? There are some winter foods that actually do your body good. Winter can be a great time for healthy eating. One of my all-time favorite fruits is in season this time of year: Pomegranates. They're loaded with fiber, antioxidants, as well as vitamin … Continue reading Holiday foods that actually have health benefits
It is time we change the old adage, for a banana a day may keep blindness away. Eating a banana daily is likely to boost eye health and prevent vision-related diseases, a study has found. Researchers have found that bananas have carotenoid -- a compound that turn fruits and vegetables red, orange or yellow and … Continue reading A banana may boost eye health!