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Plant-Based Foods That Fight Macular Degeneration

Anyone who has gotten a bad sunburn knows how damaging the UV rays in sunlight can be. Imagine what those same rays are doing to back of our eyeballs (our retinas). The eye is designed to take sunligh…

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The Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

Nutrients play an enormous role in preventing and treating the leading causes of impaired vision in North America--cataracts and macular degeneration. In both conditions, the eye's normal protective m…

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3 Super-Healing Summer Melons

Cantaloupe for Healthy Eyes The orange color gives away some of this fruitís healing ability. One cup of cantaloupe contains enough beta-carotene to provide your full daily intake of vitamin A. Bet…

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4 Eye Diseases You’re At Risk for As You Age

By Marlo Sollitto, AgingCare.com contributing editor By age 65, 1-in-3 Americans have some form of vision-impairing eye disease. There are four major age-related eye diseases (AREDs) ó glaucoma, c…

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Looks delicious!

very helpful thank you

Being a caregiver to elders can be challenging, but can also be very rewarding. It's definitely a b…

Thanks, I do add it to smoothies.

One of the claims from Monsanto and the like for needing GMO crops is not enough food to go around a…