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  • Protect your eyes from UV rays

    Exposing your eyes to UV rays can harm your vision and cause a number of eye issues such as cataracts, corneal sunburn, macular degeneration, pterygium and skin cancer around the eyelids. Those who work or play in the sun, or are exposed to the sun for extended amounts of time are at the highest risk […]

    Continue Reading July 24, 2018

  • Slow the progression to Diabetic Retinopathy

    nūretin® A specially formulated medical food to delay the onset and slow the progression to Diabetic Retinopathy ORDER NOW Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic Retinopathy is a serious health concern for people with diabetes that can lead to compromised sight and blindness. Reducing the risk, or slowing it down, may be possible.1 Why nūretin? nūretin may delay […]

    Continue Reading June 15, 2018

  • Keep your eyes healthy

    Tips for keeping your eyes healthy Eat for good vision: Leafy greens, citrus/berries, eggs, fatty fish, almonds… Regularly eating foods with nutrients like omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, zinc, and vitamins C and E may help fight problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. Quit smoking: Smoking increases the risks of getting cataracts, optic nerve damage, and […]

    Continue Reading June 7, 2018

  • Mini Frittatas with Spinach, Goat Cheese & Roasted Tomatoes

    You can make a wish or you can make it happen. —Anna Watson Carl Savory nutrient-dense, small-bite frittatas from Anna’s Yellow Table cookbook are perfect for Saturday morning get-out-the-vote planning brunches on the front porch, or for any excuse to invite friends over. We doubled the recipe and made 48 in mini cupcake tins. Ingredients […]

    Continue Reading June 6, 2018

  • Hymn to the Fallen and Note to Self

    Memorial Day and its long weekend is now set aside to thoughtfully honor those who gave their lives to prevent oppression, including the forgotten tens of thousands of non-citizen immigrates who have given their lives serving in the U.S. military. This year in history, political divisiveness, violence, unpresented and precarious income inequality and all that […]

    Continue Reading May 25, 2018

  • Easy Memorial Day Weekend Potato Salad

    Memorial Day is a favorite long weekend holiday. It’s time set aside for honoring those who gave their lives for our country, as well as being reflective about personal responsibilities to support the constitutional freedoms for which they gave their lives. This coming long weekend will also be the official start of the summer 2018 […]

    Continue Reading May 25, 2018

  • Rhubarb Religion May be Genetic

    There is no pie in Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks painting, which is why it’s such a desolate image. —Anonymous Who doesn’t feel happy as they take the first bite of their favorite homemade pie? Science has proven that what we eat plays an important role in our emotions. However, a rhubarb strawberry pie recipe that I […]

    Continue Reading May 16, 2018

  • Recognizing and Treating Eye Injuries

    How to Recognize an Eye Injury • The person has obvious pain or trouble seeing. • The person has a cut or torn eyelid. • One eye does not move as well as the other. • One eye sticks out compared to the other. • The eye has an unusual pupil size or shape. • […]

    Continue Reading April 27, 2018

  • Sports Eye Safety!

    Sports Eye Injury Statistics Every year, 42,000 athletes have to go to the emergency room for eye injuries, and eye injuries like these are the leading cause of blindness in children still in school. An impact from a ball or another player in just the wrong place can lead to a host of injuries including […]

    Continue Reading April 11, 2018

  • Early Spring Lemony Linguine

    Today’s spring-focused weeknight-easy Tasty Tuesday recipe is from one of my favorite foodie publications, this month’s EatingWell magazine. We decided to try it since it got the attention of our busy Tasty Tuesday team. Instead of cooking pasta in a huge pot of water, they recommended using just 3 1/2 cups of water for this […]

    Continue Reading April 10, 2018