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You CAN Prevent Cataracts

…revealing that cataract patients have lower concentrations of vitamin C in the lens, and with increasing age, the eye becomes less permeable to vitamin C and more vulnerable to damaging UVB radiation from the sun. This chain of events has been implicated in the formation of cataracts. I recommend up…

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The Three Most Powerful Superfoods

…percent, meats and fish from 15 to 25 percent, and eggs only 12 percent. Spirulina usage helps most problems from arthritis to cancer to diabetes and cataracts. 2. Royal Jelly Royal jelly is the "food" that turns an ordinary worker bee into a queen bee. Because of this royal diet, queen bees reach full maturity…

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Carnosine for Cataracts

If you suffer from cataracts, antioxidants can help lessen the effects of free radical damage to the lens of the eye. One antioxidant that has been shown to be particularly helpful is the compound carnosine. Carnosine is made up of the two amino acids—beta-alanine and L-histidine. It is naturally found…

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Triphala for Ailing Vision

…effects throughout the body, including vision. Indians who practice Ayurvedic medicine use Triphala to treat failing vision and protect against cataracts. Its three ingredients are: * Indian gooseberry (Amla in Hindi) has been said to have the highest vitamin C concentration of any known plant. This…

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Could Statin Use Put Your Eyes at Risk?

Need another reason to avoid cholesterol-lowering statins like the plague? Now, statins have been linked to cataracts. Researchers at the University of Waterloo studied almost 6,400 patients seen at their optometry clinic from 2007–2008. Fifty-six percent of patients with type 2 diabetes were taking…

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Monitoring Your Vision

…vision syndrome? Have you found a solution that works? You May Also Be Interested In: * How you can eat your way to better vision * You can prevent cataracts * More Dr. Williams advice on vision health

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Hachimijiogan for Ailing Vision

…-potassium ATP-ase pump, which helps prevent cataracts. In a study of mice with hereditary cataracts, Hachimijiogan delayed cataract formation by almost 13.9 human years. Rat studies also have showed beneficial effects including delay of diabetes-related cataracts, with improvements in the regulation of sodium…

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Vision Saving Foods

…to become less flexible and possibly more susceptible to cataracts. In addition, quercetin coupled with vitamin C may help reduce sinus congestion, reducing your reliance on anti-histamines which are implicated in the development of cataracts. The power of garlic is well known, but its equally prolific…

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Why Glycation Is Harmful To Your Health

…are consumed. In particular, the cloudiness that begins to develop in the lens of the eye (more commonly known as cataracts) is a result of glycation. The increasing incidence of cataracts in this country is no doubt linked to our ever-increasing sugar consumption. Now It's Your Turn: How did you decrease…

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