• 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”

  • Eye Tests Show Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease may appear first in the eye, possibly years before the first clear symptoms of the either disease appear. This offers hope of detecting two devastating and common diseases in their earliest stages. Damage from these brain and central nervous system diseases may prove very difficult to reverse. Detecting these illnesses, … Continue reading “Eye Tests Show Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and Parkinson’s Disease”