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Eating for Eyesight: Which Foods Protect Your Eyes?

Eating for Eyesight: Which Foods Protect Your Eyes?

Can what you eat affect your eyesight? And which foods protect your eyes? Research shows that three particular carotenoids, each of them antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds, play a role in good vision: lutein, zeaxanthin, and astaxanthin.

Studies verify that astaxanthin protects the eyes against damage and daily wear-and-tear[1], decreases eye

Newsbriefs: Memory Decline; Dementia Risk; Lutein; Aerobics

Changes in Gait Can Predict Decline in Memory and Thinking.
A study by researchers from the Mayo Clinic found that certain factors involved in a person’s gait can predict declines in memory and thinking. The study involved 3,426 cognitively normal participants between ages 70 and 89. The researchers used gait criteria,

Natural Food Sources of Vitamin D

Natural Food Sources of Vitamin D

Looking for worthy foods to give you the vitamin D your body needs? Consider these top sources, with a pair of recipes you’ll want to add to your menu.
Vitamin D in Fish
While few foods naturally contain vitamin D, fish is the major exception. The exact amount of vitamin D

4. Keeping Skin Healthy

In this chapter you’ll learn about the products and services we see, buy or use almost every day that may or may not have a profound effect on the health of our skin. Which foods should we eat or avoid? Which kinds of clothing apparel and accessories protect us? What

The Latest in Egg Substitutions

The egg has a long culinary history because of its usefulness in leavening, binding, structure, and texture. Eggs provide the stickiness that’s required for baked goods. The protein in the egg provides structure and the fat provides textural moistness. The science of baking involves creating an end product that will

Eggs are Nutritious, Versatile, and Affordable

Eggs are a good source of protein and other nutrients, but, for many years, people were advised to limit their egg intake because the yolks are high in cholesterol. However, researchers have recently found that the cholesterol in the foods you consume has very little to do with your blood

3 Reasons to Load Up on Lutein-Rich Foods

Clear vision, glowing skin, and a healthy heart: Eat a diet rich in lutein, and the odds of having each of these tips in your favor. Lutein (which means “yellow” in Latin) is a pigmented carotenoid, one of hundreds of carotenoids, which imparts yellow colors to plants, and are found

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