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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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Antioxidants – the Wonder Nutrients!

“Antioxidants: the Wonder Nutrients that can Boost Memory, Protect Your Heart, Prevent Disease, Slow Ageing and Give You Beautiful Skin!”

The magnitude of plants with therapeutic properties is astounding. Some 70,000 species of plants, from lichens to towering trees, have been used throughout history for medicinal purposes. About 500 herbs are still employed in conventional medicine although the whole plant is rarely used, often at the sacrifice of the synergistic qualities of the herb.

Several hundred of these plants contain antioxidants which are free-radical fighters. Antioxidants are some of the most abundant substances in the plant kingdom. These powerful substances, which mostly come from the fresh fruits and vegetables we eat, prohibit (and in some cases even prevent), the oxidation of other molecules in the body. They work by generously giving electrons to free radicals without turning into electron-scavenging substances themselves.  Read More