Don't Buy Shoes at the Thrift Store
Don’t Buy Your Shoes Second-Hand

Those name brand shoes at the thrift store may only be $0.99, however you don’t know if the previous owner(s) may have had issues. Exception :: If the shoes are brand new with tag, fit you perfectly, have the correct support (or able to accommodate your custom insoles) and wide enough to avoid foot issues. […]

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Tell a Joke Day

  The study of laughter and humor and their therapeutic effects on the human body is known as Gelotology. Gelotology is a psychology term defined as ‘the science of laughter’. There are scientific facts behind the simple smile: laughter increases concentration and boosts your memory, and a smile has the ability to lift your mood, […]

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Website Suggestion :: VeryWell Recipe Nutrition Calculator

  The Recipe Nutrition Calculator will analyze the calorie and nutrition facts for any recipe. Simply enter or copy/paste the ingredients then select serving size to get started. The nutrition facts label is useful if you’re tracking calories or just want to be more informed about your diet, but this recipe calculator is also […]

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Strawberries Promote Eye Health

Strawberries are very low in Saturated Fat, Cholesterol and Sodium. Strawberries are also a good source of Folate, Potassium, Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C and Manganese. Vitamin C is abundant in strawberries. Vitamin C helps the body form and maintain connective tissue, including collagen found in the cornea of the eye. Bioflavonoids are the pigments that give strawberries […]

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Benefits of Blueberries
Your Eyes Love Blueberries

Vitamin A Vitamin A helps fight inflammation of the eye. Vitamin A can even be beneficial in the treatment of dry eyes. Vitamin C According to the “Journal of Orthomolecular Medicine,” vitamin C reduces intraocular pressure, decreasing the potential for developing glaucoma. Vitamin E The vitamin E in blueberries may help stop the formation of cataracts, […]

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Recipe :: Carrot Salad

Carrot Salad Recipe (Serves 2) Ingredients 1 cup shredded carrots 1/4 cup low fat mayonnaise 1 tbsp grated ginger 1 tbsp tahini, curry powder or mustard of choice Salt / Pepper to taste Directions Combine all ingredients. Cover and let the carrot mixture sit in the fridge for one hour. Serve with tuna for a great […]

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Recipe :: Raw Broccoli Salad Recipe

Raw Broccoli Salad Recipe (Serves 2) Ingredients 3 cups of chopped broccoli 2 cloves of garlic, finely minced 2 tbs of finely chopped coriander or cilantro 1 tsp of cumin seeds 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil Juice from 1 lemon 1/2 tsp of sea salt Directions Wash and finely chop the broccoli, several florets […]

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Diabetes and Your Eyes :: TRACK

Diabetic retinopathy is a common complication of diabetes. High blood sugar damages the blood vessels in the retina (a light-sensitive part of the eye), where scarring can cause permanent vision loss. Diabetic retinopathy is also one of the most preventable causes of vision loss and blindness. Early detection and treatment can prevent or delay blindness due […]

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Reduce Digital Eye Strain Using 20-20-20

  Computer Vision Syndrome, also referred to as Digital Eye Strain, describes a group of eye and vision-related problems that result from prolonged computer, tablet, e-reader and cell phone use. Many individuals experience eye discomfort and vision problems when viewing digital screens for extended periods. Which means if you spend a lot of time focusing on […]

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5 Tips :: Protect Your Vision

5 Ways to Protect Your Vision Get regular eye exams. Eat a healthy diet, including leafy greens such as spinach or kale, and maintain a healthy weight. Know your family’s eye health history. Wear sunglasses that block out 99% to 100% of UV-A and UV-B radiation (the sun’s rays). Quit smoking or don’t start.   Vision […]

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