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salade nicoise with good foods for eye health

La Salade niçoise: good foods for eye health

Salade niçoise This classic salad from Nice, a beautiful town on the French riviera, combines many good foods for eye health. It is packed with omega-3 (EPA and DHA), lutein and zeaxanthin, vitamins C, D and E. This is a good example of the Mediterranean diet and a dish you should eat all year long! Read more about La Salade niçoise: good foods for eye health[…]

Computer vision syndrome: what to do about it

With so many of us using computers at work and at home, computer vision syndrome has become a major job-related complaint as well as an issue for seniors and children. Our eyes were originally designed to see mostly from afar, rather than spending so much time on our digital devices. When we stare at a Read more about Computer vision syndrome: what to do about it[…]

Headphones and Vistasaffron for health podcast

Health Podcast about Vistasaffron

  Listen to this health podcast about VISTASAFFRON, Macular support for Baby boomers with organic saffron 20mg. Pharma Phoenix pharmacist is interviewed by Josh Lane, host of the weekly wellness radio show Here’s to Your Health. Learn what the macula is, as well as why it needs nutrition and supplementation. Discover how saffron, lutein, zeaxanthin Read more about Health Podcast about Vistasaffron[…]

stop bad habits for your eyes

10 bad habits for your eyes

You never think about it, but some everyday bad habits threaten the health of your eyes while weakening your sight. Sleepless nights, reading in the dark, smoking, spending endless hours on the internet or watching too much TV, are those part of your life? Our environment is already tough on our eyes, especially in big Read more about 10 bad habits for your eyes[…]

Blue light from computer screen

Blue light and eye health

Do you work on a computer all day, or look at your smart phone often? If so your eyes probably feel tired, itchy or watery after a while. Learn how to protect your eyes from the blue light emitted by our technology devices. What is it Blue light and why can it be harmful? Blue Read more about Blue light and eye health[…]

Relax with deep breathing

Most of us are dealing with some kind of anxiety or apprehension very often or occasionally. There are natural ways to reduce stress, such as deep breathing and reducing stimulants. For example, if you are prone to stage fright, reduce your intake of coffee, tea, alcohol, tobacco and other stimulants a few days before the Read more about Relax with deep breathing[…]

Best way to take your medicine

Taking your pills Most of the usual oral medicines require you swallow them. So, what is the best way to take your medicine? I’ve seen many people swallowing their pills or tablets with juice, coffee and even wine! I have also seen others using no liquid at all. Let’s see if any of this is Read more about Best way to take your medicine[…]

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Protect your eyes from the sun

Remember to always protect your eyes from the sun. Although it is essential for the production of vitamin D, exposure to the sun, if excessive, can be dangerous for the skin and the eyes. We know the harmful effects of the sun on the skin (sunburn, even cancer …), but do you know that your Read more about Protect your eyes from the sun[…]

smoothie for your eyes with blackberries

Best Smoothies for your eyes

Diet influences our health in general, and that of our eyes in particular. Omega-3, vitamins, pigments and other antioxidants are essential nutrients for the proper functioning of our visual cells. Here is a list of ingredients you can use in order to make delicious smoothies for your eyes. They will keep them looking and seeing Read more about Best Smoothies for your eyes[…]

How to stop a nosebleed

Nosebleeds: dos and don’ts If you ever watched the TV show Frasier, you may remember that of the main characters, Frasier’s brother, was said to have a nosebleed every time he tells a lie. You see him reaching for his nose when he makes up excuses. It is like a modern version of Pinocchio. Let’s Read more about How to stop a nosebleed[…]