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Understanding the Eye-Brain Connection

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The eyes are often referred to as the windows to the soul. What many don’t realize is that they are also windows into our brain health. Our eyes and brain are deeply connected, and changes in the eyes can often indicate issues in the brain. Here’s why. Continue reading Understanding the Eye-Brain Connection

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How to Find a Good Vitamin

In some of our recent blogs, we’ve talked about nutrition, why food isn’t enough, and what supplementation can do for us, but there are a lot of choices in the world of vitamins. From specialized alphabet vitamins (A, B, C, D, E) to holistic multi-vitamins, they can come in a variety of shapes, sizes, doses, and qualities. So, how can you know which one(s) you should take?

To help you with choosing a high-quality product, here are a few things to look for when checking into a vitamin brand. Continue reading How to Find a Good Vitamin

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Why EyePromise Is Different with Our Zeaxanthin

If you know anything about eye vitamins, you’ve probably heard of a couple of antioxidants called zeaxanthin and lutein. Most eye vitamins on the market contain some kind of lutein-zeaxanthin combination, but many products follow a 5 to 1 ratio of lutein to zeaxanthin while EyePromise products contain a 2 to 1 ratio of zeaxanthin to lutein. Why is that? Continue reading Why EyePromise Is Different with Our Zeaxanthin

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Old Wives’ Tales About Vision

At some point in our lives, we’ve heard old wives’ tales about “dos and don’ts” on topics related to our health. In this post we take a closer look at myths related to vision and weather there’s any truth to them.

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3 Major Benefits of Selenium

Although you might not have heard of selenium, it is a vital mineral your body relies on. Selenium is found naturally in soil, water, and certain foods, and it plays a huge role in metabolism. But along with promoting healthy metabolism, selenium plays many other key roles in keeping us healthy.

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The Power of Turmeric – By Sandra Young, OD

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As winter approaches and the temperature falls, we have come to expect the onset of the hectic holiday season. Traveling, gathering with friends and family, keeping up with work, school, and other commitments – it all adds up to stress! Perhaps this is part of the reason it is not uncommon to get sick at this time of year. Why not bring the craziness down a notch this year with a steaming mug of tea? Especially with a tea that has nutritional properties to help your body and eyes meet their many demands. Continue reading The Power of Turmeric – By Sandra Young, OD