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May 21, 2012
May 18, 2012
Prevent Glaucoma and See 27 Miles Farther
The risk of glaucoma, the second leading cause of blindness, appears to be dramatically reduced by kale or collard greens consumption, thanks to the phytonutrient pigments lutein and zeaxanthin.
May 17, 2012
Preventing Macular Degeneration with Diet
A healthy diet may not only prevent the complications of diabetes, but also reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, another common cause of blindness.
January 16, 2012
Many of the most powerful drugs in modern medicine's arsenal came from natural products, from penicillin to the chemotherapy agents Taxol® and vincristine.
December 28, 2011
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
September 2, 2011
Egg Industry Blind Spot
To help deflect criticism from the cholesterol content of their product, the egg industry touts the benefits of two phytonutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin, that have indeed been shown to be..
December 14, 2009
Artificial Coloring in Fish
Canthoxanthine feed additives given to farmed fish may be linked to a condition in consumers called gold dust retinopathy.
November 25, 2009