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Health

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • About Eye Cancer in children

    Retinoblastoma is a rare eye cancer affecting about 300 children each year. The disease occurs most often in children under the age of 4 years, with 80% of cases occurring under age 3 years and virtually none above age 6 years. Most children (99%) with this disease will be cured. Childhood retinoblastoma originates in a […]

    Continue Reading March 19, 2018

  • Tips on viewing your computer at work

    March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month. When we think of eye safety at work, we usually don’t think of an office setting. If you sit in front of a computer all day, well, here’s some helpful tips for you! Location of computer screen– Most people find it more comfortable to view a computer when the […]

    Continue Reading March 5, 2018

  • Cheesy Polenta with Cherry Tomatoes-Biosyntrx staff

      As promised, our January Tasty Tuesday recipes will focus on quick and easy lunch or dinner treats guaranteed to warm the soul. Polenta is one of our favorite staples, since it’s nutrient dense compared to rice or pasta, inexpensive, quick and easy to prepare, and popular in Italy and many European countries.   Following […]

    Continue Reading January 17, 2018

  • Don’t be BLIND SIDED by Glaucoma

    Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness. January is glaucoma awareness month! Help us preserve people’s vision by spreading the prevention message this month! The term “glaucoma” refers to a group of disorders that damage the ocular nerve, leading to vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma is most commonly caused by ocular hypertension, or high pressure […]

    Continue Reading January 10, 2018

  • Holiday Nutrition for Your Eyes

    Support your loved ones’ eye health as you plan your holiday festivities. Check out some tips on how to help protect against the following issues: Cataracts and Macular Degeneration Avocados, Broccoli, Collard Greens, Kale, Peas and Spinach (Antioxidants: Lutein and Zeaxanthin) Berries, Grapefruits, Lemons and Oranges (Vitamin C) Black-Eyed Peas, Kidney Beans and Lentils (Bioflavonoids […]

    Continue Reading December 22, 2017

  • Healing & Comforting Chicken Soup

      Homemade chicken soup has been clinically proven to be therapeutic, particularly when it’s made with love. This particular chicken soup recipe helps clear lungs and noses while making most everyone feel better.   It contains fairly large amounts of powerhouse spices including a large amount of garlic, so not breathing on family or friends […]

    Continue Reading December 1, 2017