6 Nutrients for Better Night Vision

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Imagine this: You’re out for a romantic candlelit dinner but can barely read the menu without using the flashlight on your phone. Then, as you’re driving home, the glare from oncoming cars practically blinds you, making it difficult to see the road ahead. These all-too-common experiences can indicate night blindness, a condition that makes it difficult to see in low-light …

Build Better Bones

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Most people don’t notice weak bones until it’s too late. Often, a fracture is the first sign of a problem. But taking a proactive approach can help you get ahead of osteoporosis by building better bones before problems arise. However, before you just randomly increase your calcium intake—don’t. Extra calcium, by itself, isn’t what your body needs. The Path to …

Decode Your Supplements

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Your favorite health food store has plenty of supplements. But trying to figure out which nutrient is the best—decoding them—can be tricky. Here is a codebook for three widely used and important supplemental ingredients. VITAMIN: Vitamin A What it is: Vitamin A is a description of a variety of nutrients types, including “pro-vitamin A,” more commonly known as beta-carotene. Where …

Cataract Prevention

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What’s your impression of cataracts? If you assume that they are an inevitable part of aging, it’s time to see cataracts in a different light. Thankfully, there are choices you can make right now to provide a better vision for the future. A Closer Look at Cataracts Cataracts usually develop over many years. They begin because of oxidation, the process …

Fall into Wellness

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Give your immune system a lift this season with these 5 powerful nutrients! For many, fall is the busiest time of the year—the kids go back to school, the demands of work pick up, and the holidays loom as the end of the year approaches. And with so much going on, it’s easy to let bad habits take over. Skimping …