Seven Superfoods that live up to the Hype

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

8 Nutrients That Will Optimize Your Eye Health

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

Holiday foods that actually have health benefits

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

A banana may boost eye health!

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!

Leafy Greens, Every Day, May Keep Glaucoma Away

New research indicates that leafy greens may be even healthier than we thought. While veggies like spinach, kale and collard greens may not be able to cure glaucoma, eating them regularly may help protect you against ever developing the most common form of the disease, known as primary open angle glaucoma (POAG). Researchers at Brigham … Continue reading Leafy Greens, Every Day, May Keep Glaucoma Away