Macular-Degeneration

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Prevent Macular Degeneration

There's no question that macular degeneration can be one of the scariest changes we can experience when it comes to eye health, since it can result in functional blindness. In a nutshell, the macula is the "bulls eye," or center, of the retina. It records the images you see and sends them via the optic…

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5 Top Heart Health Mistakes

…and pancreatic cancer, smoking is one of the heart disease risk factors. It can cause heart disease and a three-fold increase in age-related macular degeneration (AMD, the leading cause of blindness). The lethal chemicals in cigarettes (and marijuana) can precipitate coronary arterty spasm, as well life…

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10 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…quercetin, that enhance the immune system and improve prostate health. * Spinach—Rich in calcium, as well as lutein, which helps prevent macular degeneration and is instrumental in both lung and heart health. Popeye was right on! * Free-range buffalo—An outstanding source of protein with minimal…

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How to Naturally Protect Your Vision Health

…developed cataracts subsequent to diabetes. Her deteriorating vision health was difficult. Diabetics have a high incidence of both cataracts and macular degeneration, the leading causes of blindness today. Vision health for cataract sufferers is quite poor. It's like trying to see through the bottom of a…

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Protect Your Vision with Fish

Whether we notice the subtle changes or not, about nine million of us over the age of forty have some signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD). In fact, like cataracts AMD is one of the leading causes of blindness. That’s why I’m always on the lookout for any natural ways to protect our vision…

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12 Foods To Include in a Heart Healthy Diet Plan

…, kale and collard greens contain vitamin E and lutein. Lutein helps protect blood vessels, especially those in the eye, and helps prevent macular degeneration. Vitamin E prevents cholesterol from sticking to the inside of your arteries. * Yams, cantaloupe and acorn squash contain natural beta-carotene…

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A New Reason Toast to 2012 With a Glass of Red Wine

…various human cancer cells in laboratory experiments. * It protects against fragile, leaky blood vessels that are involved in age-related macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy—major causes of vision loss. What’s the best way to get your daily dose of resveratrol? While an occasional glass…

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