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Eye Vitamins Can Help Seniors Avoid Nutritional Issues

A recent study on seniors says more than half of those who visit emergency rooms are either malnourished or at-risk for malnutrition. It doesn't have to be that way. Learn more.

The statistics are startling. According to a recent study regarding seniors and nutrition, more than half of those who visit emergency rooms are either malnourished or at-risk for malnutrition – but not because of critical illness, dementia, or a lack of access to health care.

According to the study, Malnutrition Among Cognitively Intact, Non-Critically Ill Older Adults in the Emergency Department, published in the Annals of Emergency Medicine, out of the patients age 65 and older seeking Emergency Room treatment, 16% were malnourished and 60% were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition. Continue reading Eye Vitamins Can Help Seniors Avoid Nutritional Issues

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Nutrition and Eye Health: What You Eat Affects Your Vision

As we age, it becomes even more important to make sure we're eating foods that can help protect our vision from age-related eye health issues. Learn about the 5 nutrients needed to to improve and protect your vision.Many don’t realize how nutrition affects their eye health and the quality of their sight. As we age, it becomes even more important to make sure we’re eating foods that can help protect our vision from age-related eye health issues. Learn about the 5 nutrients needed to to improve and protect your vision.

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4 Benefits of CoQ10

CoQ10 offers antioxidant protection against cell damage and improves endothelial cell function.Cells are individual units of life, therefore giving us life. Ever wonder what gives cells life? The answer to that is Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), a substance that gives cells the energy to move, divide, and contract. CoQ10 also provides protection as an antioxidant against cell damage and improves endothelial cell function. Endothelial cells are the thin layer of cells lining the interior surface of blood vessels and lymphatic vessels.

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Eight Tips to Protect Your Vision Today

Did you know it’s been estimated that up to three-quarters of blindness and vision loss cases could have either been prevented or treated prior? In fact, the three easiest ways to maintain optimal eye health are to adopt a healthy lifestyle, attend regular eye exams and protect your eyes from injury. Today, we’re sharing some additional tips to protect your vision. Continue reading Eight Tips to Protect Your Vision Today

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Tips from the Doctor: Dr. Shechtman On the Eye and Nutrition

Dr. Diana Shechtman talks about how you can protect your vision from age related eye health issues. Age-related eye health issues are by far the most common cause of vision loss among the elderly. Although we do not have a cure, numerous studies have shown that the right nutrition and nutritional supplementations can reduce the risk & progression of these issues. It is important to keep in mind that the right nutrients that protect you from age-related eye health issues are best derived from dietary intake.  Thus, taking an eye vitamin should be an addition to and not a substituted for a proper diet.

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