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All EYE want is good vision..We’ve got the vitamins for you!

Eighty per cent of everything we learn is through our sight. Your eye works in a similar way to a camera. When you look at an object, light reflected from the object enters the eyes through the pupil and is focused through the optical components within the eye. The good news is around 90 per cent of vision loss is preventable or treatable. Around 80 per cent of vision loss in Australia is caused by five conditions, all of which become more common as we get older (in alphabetical order): age-related macular degeneration (AMD) cataracts diabetic retinopathy glaucoma refractive error. Carrot’s and leafy green veggies are considered some of the best foods for your eyes because they provide antioxidants and eye vitamins, including vitamins C, E, A...

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Stressed? You may need more Vitamin B!

The research into the importance of B Vitamins for dealing with stress is well documented. One study coming out of Swinburne University in Melbourne found that participants taking a Vitamin B-Complex supplement reported a 20% reduction in work related stress. This is in contrast to the control group in the study, who were given a placebo and reported no significant change in stress levels. Vitamin B is not one vitamin, rather it is a group of vitamins that can help support our bodies during stressful times. Let’s look at each of the B Vitamins that can help support your body during stressful times, and why each is important. VITAMIN B1: THIAMINE Foods rich in thiamine include fish, nuts, seeds and green peas. Thiamine is needed for: Maintaining nerve health ...

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