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Are You B12 Deficient?

October 8, 2018

B12 is one of the harder vitamins to get. If you have a limited diet, especially if you’re vegan, you’re more likely to be Vitamin B12 deficient. Like most deficiencies, it’s easy for it to go undiagnosed. The recommended daily guidelines really only cover extreme deficiency—but a mild or moderate vitamin deficiency can also cause […]

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1 in 3 contact wearers admit to making at least one mistake that could put their eye health in danger (and how many aren’t admitting to their bad habits?). What kind of mistakes? The kind that save you time when you’re getting ready in the morning or trying to get to bed at night.

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Prevent Eye Infections

November 19, 2014

Here’s a problem that’s almost completely preventable, and far more common than it should be: eye infections. Almost all of which are caused by improperly wearing contacts! Yeah, you can get away with pushing the recommendations for contact wearing a little bit—sleeping in them occasionally, waiting a little longer to change to new ones, but […]

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There’s an antioxidant in coffee, chlorogenic acid, which (at least in mice) protected the retinal tissue. Oxidative stress, which can come from numerous sources (including lack of oxygen to your eyes, contact wearers), can cause tissue damage and loss of sight. Antioxidants fight oxidation, and apparently chlorogenic acid is particularly good at fighting that oxidation […]

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