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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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Cold and Flu: Old Wives’ Tales

Cold and flu season is well and truly here. So we thought we'd better debunk some of the myths surrounding Cold and Flu. Feed a Cold, Starve a fever~ Truth be told: 50% True When you have a cold or cold like symptoms, it is important to ensure nutritious food is being eaten as this will fortify your immune system. Although ‘starving a fever’ is not recommended when your metabolism is increased, you require more energy to fight the infection. You would require a higher, not lower calorie intake. Wet hair can make you sick Ω Truth be told: Not likely If you don’t dry your hair you will probably feel cold, but not much else will happen. The old wives got this one wrong, your wet hair is not the...