Macular-Degeneration

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Prevent Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration is an eye condition that results in functional blindness. It affect the macula, the “bull’s eye” center of the retina that records the images that you see and sends them via the optic nerve to your brain. The macula is one hundred times more sensitive to detail than the rest…

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5 Things You Should (Almost) Never Do

…only does this addiction precipitate lung and pancreatic cancer, smoking 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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Protect Your Eyes

…seeing a simple sunset. You see, my mom developed cataracts subsequent to diabetes. Diabetics have a high incidence of both cataracts and macular degeneration, the leading causes of blindness today. Vision for cataract sufferers is difficult. It's like trying to see through the bottom of a coke bottle…

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Spinach: A Sinatra Super Food and Apparent Crowd-Pleaser!

…cholesterol and may prevent LDL cholesterol from oxidizing and promoting heart disease. The lutein found in spinach can also help protect you from macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in the United States today. Lutein helps to protect the delicate macular cells in the eye from the effects of…

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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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Soup for Eye Health

…particular. Carotenoids, primarily found in fresh fruits and vegetables, are associated with a lower incidence of not only eye disease and macular degeneration, but cardiovascular problems as well. This soup is chock full of the carotenoids you need to protect your eyes and your heart. Enjoy! Broccoli…

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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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