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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Five Shoe Styles You Should Stop Wearing

  Three Things Make a Good Shoe All your shoes should have a relatively low heel with a wide base to give your foot extra stability. The shoe should be made by a stretchable material. If you can remove the insole or see if there’s a removable orthotic insert already inside, then you have a […]

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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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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 :: 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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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 :: 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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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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