Entries in eye health (2)

Tuesday
Jun042013

Helpful Tips for Improving Overall Eye Health


 The Huffington Post recently featured the everyday habits and tasks that unknowingly put people in danger of developing eye diseases as they age. These areas include smoking, UV exposure, accidents/trauma, chronic diseases and technology.

Dr. Rachel Bishop of the National Eye Institute is quoted in the article. It also includes a helpful list of preventive measures. 

Read the Article: Eye Care Tips For Post 50s: 5 Surprising Things That Are Bad For Your Vision

Tuesday
May142013

Eggs a Good Source for Eye Health

 

A recent article in The Washington Post discussed the pros and cons of eggs, particularly recent research on the yolk and saturated fat. The article states that some of the benefits include:

On the plus side, eggs have many nutritional benefits. They’re a good source of high-quality protein, with relatively few calories (6.3 grams of protein for only 72 calories in a large egg). Eggs also contain vitamins B12 and D, and several essential micronutrients, including choline (important for brain health) and lutein (for eye health).

Read the Article: Eggs, even with their cholesterol, are a good source of protein for most people