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Eye and Brain Health

Eye health: I can see clearly now...

You should not accept poor vision as an inevitable consequence of ageing. There are ways to keep your eyes healthy as you age.
We have five senses: the eyes to see, the tongue to taste, the nose to smell, the ears to hear, and the skin to touch. Read more >>

Protecting vision

Zeaxanthin and Lutein - selectively accumulate in the retina, macula and lens of the eye.
QUITE a number of conditions can lead to deteriorating vision, including near-sightedness, far-sightedness, presbyopia, astigmatism... Read more >>

Sharpen sight naturally

What do spinach and the marigold flower have in common with our eyes?
In recent years, there has been much talk of lutein and zeaxanthin by both the general public, as well as healthcare professionals. Even healthcare practitioners are... Read more >>

Eye on Sharper Vision

Keeping age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataract at bay.
Are you able to identify one of the most amazing gifts we have been given? Vision. Think what you would do without it. Actually, surveys show that people fear losing their sight more than any other sense, yet we tend to take it for granted... Read more >>

Cut Glare Naturally!

Studies supporting lutein and zeaxanthin in reducing glare
In everyday life, glare from the setting sun while you drive or off of a reflective surface can be a nuisance and sometimes even dangerous; when too intense glare can cause a temporary loss of vision. Glare can also be encountered during... Read more >>

DHA-ling Baby

The benefits of DHA for a growing foetus and where to get it.
MANY people today are more conscious about the food they eat. But nothing makes a woman question what she puts in her mouth more than pregnancy. While folic acid and calcium may be the first nutritional needs that come to mind, there is another that's just as important and sometimes.... Read more >>

Eagle Eye

Keeping age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and cataract at bay.
VISION is one of the most amazing gifts we have been given. Think what you can't do without it. Actually, surveys show that people fear losing their sight more than any other sense, yet we.... Read more >>

Nothing fishy about this

What every mother should know: Is DHA from fish oil safe?
Food manufacturers are getting creative by fortifying DHA into food products to enable consumers to get the DHA they need. DHA can now be found in most infant formula milk, eggs (Omega-3), yoghurt, juices, etc... Read more >>

Healthy eyes?

Our eyes are in use most of our waking hours, they naturally get tired. Other than simple overuse, eye-strain can also be due to a number of factors.
ALTHOUGH many aspects of vision remain a mystery, certain requirements must be met for normal vision to occur. Light enters... Read more >>

Eye candy

Lutein and zeaxanthin are nutrients that are beneficial for the eyes.
LUTEIN and zeaxanthin are natural yellow-pigmented nutrients belonging to the carotenoid family. Carotenoids are the red, yellow, and orange pigments found in yellow-orange fruits and vegetables, dark green, leafy vegetables and corn... Read more >>

Feeding the eyes

The important role diet can play in preventing vision problems.
What exactly is in carrots or spinach that is good for our eyesight? What other foods are good for the eyes? Read more >>

Keen, old eyes

There are ways to sharpen ageing eyes.
WORLD Sight Day (WSD) is an international day of awareness, held annually on the second Thursday of October to focus attention on the global issue of avoidable blindness and visual impairment... Read more >>

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