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Improve Your Eye Health & Even Your Eye Sight with these Nutrients!

These days, many of us have jobs that require us to stare at computer screens for hours at a time. Add to that the collection of devices we use every day for enjoyment, relaxation, and connection – our modern world can put a real strain on your eyes.Our brain interprets the world through our eyes, not only for

Our brain interprets the world through our eyes, not only for survival but to enjoy form, movement, and beauty and to sense many nuances of our outer experience. Plus we can see colour! What a blessing . . .

No wonder poets and writers have doted on the eyes, calling them the ‘windows of the soul’ – remarking on sweetness, love, compassion or surprise radiating from someone’s eyes. We interpret people’s expressions by our eye ‘language’ and there is even a TV series on interpreting people telling lies through the visual clues they give.

Indeed the eyes tell us lots about our personality and our health, as the practice of iridology so clearly points out . . .  however, the ‘focus’ (pardon the pun) here in this post is in what nutrition we can use as ‘tools’, in maintaining or even improving eye health.

Nutrients to Improve Eyesight

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How To Eat And Lose Weight

Some think that other cultures have all the answers. Take the French for instance. Despite a diet stuffed with cream, butter, cheese and meat, just 10 per cent of French adults are obese, compared with Australia topping the world in obesity at a colossal 60 percent or more, America’s 33 per cent, and the UK at 22 per cent.

The French live longer too, and have lower death rates from coronary heart disease – in spite of those artery-clogging feasts of cholesterol and saturated fat. This curious observation, dubbed ‘the French paradox’, has baffled scientists for more than a few decades. And it leaves the rest of us diet-obsessed mortals smarting.

A recent survey conducted by the French government’s Committee for Health Education (CFES) found that eating is still very closely linked to a national heritage of consuming good food for pleasure, for the joy of the company of friends, and taking plenty of time to do it.   Read More