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The Surprising Benefits of Hemp Protein

Hemp Protein

Before you banish the thought of trying hemp protein because of the misconceptions associated with hemp, let’s get the elephant out of the room.  NO, hemp protein doesn’t contain enough THC to get you high and nope, it won’t create a false positive on a drug test either.  Now that you’re breathing easy, let’s talk about the positive benefits hemp …

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5 Ways To Help Dry Eyes (We Like #5!)

What Causes Dry Eyes? Dry eyes are caused by a lack of lubrication on the surface of the eye. Many different factors such as age, gender, environment and even certain medications and conditions can contribute to its development. Here’s what you need to know: Age: Dry eyes can be a normal part of the aging process and typically affect people …

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The 8 Best Vitamins for Eye Health Revealed

And yet, 80% of baby boomers don’t take supplements for eye health.2 Make your eyes your priority before it’s too late – consider these top nutrients for eye health. ANTIOXIDANTS Antioxidants can help protect the eyes against the damaging effects of oxidative stress caused by free radicals.6 OMEGA-3s Omega-3 fatty acid, DHA has been shown to support eye by promoting …

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6 Simple Habits That Protect Your Eyesight

Good Eye Health Habits to Protect Vision

Developing good eye health habits are important to protect your vision. You may not even realize that some natural everyday habits you have, such as prolonged computer use, could have a negative impact on your eyes and cause eye strain. Try these six easy tips for healthy eyesight.  

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The Ultimate Guide to Omega-3 Fish Oil Benefits

Think of Omega-3’s as a major player in helping your body function normally. They provide many different health benefits, so you can continue doing all the things you love. Let’s take a look at Omega-3 health benefits below. EYE HEALTH Omega-3 fatty acids may be essential for optimal visual development. Dry eyes have been linked to omega-3 deficiency. 1 Research shows …

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3 Ways to Protect Your Eyes From Digital Eye Strain

ARE YOU DOING ENOUGH TO PROTECT YOU EYES? Your eyes are an important part of your health. In fact, 46% of people are more afraid of losing their vision as they age than memory, mobility or hearing. While research continues to find a link between good nutrition and maintaining healthy eyes, we’re still not doing enough to protect them. Especially, …

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How To Pick Out A Good Pair of Sunglasses

“My Future’s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades”! That 80’s group could have also sung “My Eyes Are So Important, I Gotta Wear Shades”!  The truth is that everyone should wear shades when outside in bright light. They help protect our eyes against allergens, dust, dirt and the occasional flying object like rocks or bugs while engaging in exercise such …

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Protecting your Eyes from Sunlight

It has long been suggested that sunlight, specifically UV rays are harmful to one’s eyes.  We have all heard “Don’t stare at the sun, you will go blind”. Mom may be more right than you know. Solar radiation, UV-A and UV-B rays can have both short and long-term effects on your eyes. Just like your skin, short-term exposure to UV …

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Eye Exams and Disease Detection

Perhaps you’ve heard it said that your eyes are the window to the soul.  It’s more accurate to say that they are a window to your body’s health!  Ocular nutrition such as Omega 3’s, Lutein, Astaxanthin and Bilberry, provide a good base to help keep your eyes healthy.  Eye exams can also help with early diagnosis of potentially serious illnesses. …

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Interesting (and surprising!) Facts About Your Vision

An important infographic about your eye health. Source: http://www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/  

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