Ocular Nutrition And Eye Health

Written by David Buster

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Apricots, bilberries and blueberries - apricots are rich in beta carotene and lycopene that help promote good vision. Beta carotene is converted byrepparttar body to vitamin A as needed, an important antioxidant that resists oxidative stress damage to cells and tissues includingrepparttar 150240 eye lenses. Continued oxidative stress may result inrepparttar 150241 development of cataracts or damagerepparttar 150242 blood supply torepparttar 150243 eyes and lead to macular degeneration. Eating blueberries has been associated withrepparttar 150244 reduction of eye fatigue.

Blueberries are related to cranberries, and both also helprepparttar 150245 body resist urinary tract infections. Bilberries are a form of wild blueberry that grow on small bushes. Bilberries were used by British pilots to improve their night vision during World War 2. Fresh bilberries and bilberry jams would be sources of this ocular nutrition and eye health food. Bilberry seems to improve eye health by increasingrepparttar 150246 blood supply torepparttar 150247 eyes.

Our eyes are considered to berepparttar 150248 most important ofrepparttar 150249 senses. By knowing which ocular nutrition and eye health food choices supportrepparttar 150250 eyes, you can include more of these foods in daily meal planning.

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L-tyrosine and Your Health

Written by Josie Anderson

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L-tyrosine also has been useful for a treatment for cocaine abuse and withdraw. Some using l-tyrosine have also said that it helps with withdraw from caffeine and nicotine.

Those who suffer from phenylketonuria use l-tyrosine supplementation as a treatment. Health care providers are able to determine if your need a tyrosine enriched diet and how much would be required.

Regarding l-tyrosine supplementation in those who are depressed more studies are needed in order to come to a conclusion if l-tyrosine can benefit those who suffer from depression.

People with kidney problems should not take l-tyrosine. Daily use is also not recommended. L-tyrosine should only be taken as needed and underrepparttar supervision on a health care provider.

Josie Anderson is a personal trainer and is the owner of http://www.weight-loss-program-101.com providing weight loss resources to help with many weight loss goals and newsletter to keep you up to date on the latest in the health and fitness industry.

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