Cranberries with antioxidants, vitamin C

Cranberries benefits

Cranberries are small red fruits native to North America, and are harvested from October to January. Commercially-grown cranberries in the northern United States and southern Canada are larger than the wild varieties grown in the southern regions of the U.S. and throughout Europe. American Indians enjoyed cranberries the same we do today: dried and sweetened Read more about Cranberries benefits[…]

Eye twitching: What to do

Eye twitching happens to many of us from time to time, especially when we feel tired. Generally transient and benign, this unpleasant disorder consists of rapid contractions of the muscle (fasciculation) that closes the eyelids (orbicularis oculi), causing an eyelid tremor. Its exact causes are unknown. Fasciculation can reach all muscles but more frequently those Read more about Eye twitching: What to do[…]

Cycling has lots of health benefits

Cycling: The benefits

An outdoor sport, cycling is a very complete and fun discipline that can be practiced at any age. Its regular practice is excellent for health, both mentally and physically. It is an inexpensive sport that respects the environment and is easy to fit even in a busy schedule. The Benefits Impact on mood We know Read more about Cycling: The benefits[…]

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[…]

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[…]

sunglasses near the pool to protect your eyes from the sun

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[…]