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Make Your Vision a Priority This Year

Happy patientNew Year’s resolutions can be daunting. From shedding pounds to waking up earlier, these things take discipline. But, some life-changes are easier to make than others.
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A Recipe to Maximize Nutrient Retention – Sandra Young, OD

Whole foods have many nutritional benefits. Proper culinary preparation will help to maximize the vitamin, mineral, and nutrient content of the food on our dinner plates. Cooking induces many physical changes in food. Creating nutrient-rich, healthful meals begins with learning a few basics about nutrition. Continue reading A Recipe to Maximize Nutrient Retention – Sandra Young, OD

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The Connection Between How Well You See and How Well You Play

In a game like baseball, carrots won’t do the trick to improve vision. Graham Erickson, OD, explains the visual challenges each player experiences and how to overcome them at the Arizona Fall League 2017.

 

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Good for the Eyes, Good for the Stomach – Fresh Salmon Burgers

This recipe (from Visionary Kitchen) is packed with over 1,300 micrograms of zeaxanthin and lutein; which can help support your vision.  Continue reading Good for the Eyes, Good for the Stomach – Fresh Salmon Burgers

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Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Stronger Together

Researching what vitamins are right for you can turn into a confusing rabbit hole. Especially when it comes to eye health vitamins. Zeaxanthin and lutein are two of the most popular vitamins you’ll find for eye health, but do we really need both?  Continue reading Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Stronger Together

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Supporting Eye Health and Wellness from the Inside Out, Sandra Young, OD

Supporting Eye Health and Wellness from the Inside Out

The concept of “eating for eye health” may sound strange. But if you think about it, the food we eat nourishes all parts of the body and gives us strength to keep up with our daily lives. The eyes also need to be nourished to keep up with the special demands necessary to protect and maintain the wellness of ocular structures and vision. Food and quality supplements can provide the nutritional foundation to support eye health and wellness from the inside out. Continue reading Supporting Eye Health and Wellness from the Inside Out, Sandra Young, OD