• Alzheimer’s Disease Indicated in the Eyes

    Did you know that certain vision changes can indicate early-stage Alzheimer’s disease? Alzheimer’s is the #3 killer in the United States, right behind cancer and heart disease. Scientists are researching early detection. Catching this disease in its earliest stages opens up potential treatments, before significant brain damage sets in. Treatments for early Alzheimer’s are also … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Disease Indicated in the Eyes”

  • Mediterranean Diet Associated with Better Memory and Attention

    A study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society found that seniors had better memory and attention if they followed the Mediterranean Diet. Many seniors struggle with memory and attention impairment. Research is finding that what you put in your mouth strongly impacts brain functioning. A large body of research shows that certain types … Continue reading “Mediterranean Diet Associated with Better Memory and Attention”

  • Antioxidants, Eye Disease and Oxidative Stress

    The links between antioxidants and vision health are strong. Antioxidants are the antidote to oxidization. Normal metabolism creates free radicals. These are atoms that lack an electron. Free radicals roam about the body, scavenging electrons and stealing electrons from healthy cells.  This results in permanent damage to these afflicted cells which ultimately can result in disease. Significant … Continue reading “Antioxidants, Eye Disease and Oxidative Stress”