Vitamins May Help Prevent Eye Problems After Weight-Loss Surgery, Study Finds

THURSDAY, Dec. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Weight-loss surgery patients who don’t take prescribed vitamin and mineral supplements could put themselves at risk for vision problems, a new study says. Digestive system changes caused by the surgery can reduce nutrient … Continue reading

5 Foods For Better Vision

Vision problems like cataracts and age-related macular degeneration affect millions of older adults. But these eye diseases can be slowed down or avoided by getting vitamins A, C and E, zinc, lutein, zeaxanthin, betacarotene and omega-3 fatty acids into your … Continue reading

Special Vitamins for Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration

The National Eye Institute’s (NEI) Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) found that taking a specific high dose formula of antioxidants and zinc (500 milligrams of vitamin C, 400 International Units of vitamin E, 15 milligrams of beta-carotene, 80 milligrams of … Continue reading

Vitamin D Supplements Combat Age-Related Diseases In Mice.

The UK’s Telegraph (1/17, Adams) reports that researchers in the UK have “found that supplements were potentially a ‘simple and effective’ way to combat age-related eye diseases, such as macular degeneration. Effects in mice were seen in as little as … Continue reading