Tag: healthy foods for better vision

Delicious, Healthy Eye Snacks for the Lunchbox

You can take steps to promote your kids’ eye health every day by making a few simple changes to your children’s diet. Simply eating foods high in lutein, vitamin C, vitamin E, omega-3s, and zinc can protect the eyes from vision-threatening diseases. These minerals are present in all sorts of fruits and grains and can…

Incorporate Omega-3 Fatty Acids Into the Family Diet

As May is Healthy Vision Month, we thought it would be the ideal opportunity to share with you some tips to maintain good vision for your whole life. One simple way you can start is to make a few changes to your diet and incorporating more eye health-preserving omega-3 fatty acids into your meals. Omega-3 Fatty…

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month!

Complications caused by diabetes is the number one cause of blindness in Americans. To raise awareness for this disease, November has been established as American Diabetes Awareness Month by the American Diabetes Association. With diabetes affecting at least one in every 400 children in the United States, it's important to be aware of the potential effects of diabetes to your…

Pack Lunch with Your Child’s Taste Buds and Eyesight in Mind

Parents often struggle to meet the balance between providing their children with a healthy diet and cooking meals their kids will actually enjoy. Oftentimes, parents will end up falling back on high-fat, high-calorie foods kids love eating, including pizza, hot dogs and chicken nuggets. However, it's easier than you might think to provide your kids with nutritious meals they'll enjoy at…

Celebrate the Vision Fruit During National Blueberry Month

Blueberries contain high levels of vitamins and minerals that are useful for all aspects of the body by improving the health of tissues, including those in the eyes. To celebrate National Blueberry Month, add this delicious fruit to your family’s diet this July and experience these eye health benefits: [caption id="attachment_7082" align="aligncenter" width="500"] Source: Alamy…

Sound Nutrition and Eye Health

It comes as no surprise that proper nutrition and eye health go hand in hand. Studies show that certain key nutrients are essential to eye health. According to the American Optometric Association these "essential nutrients support healthy vision, improve visual performance an reduce the risk of certain age-related eye diseases."  People at risk for age…