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September 15, 2001

Spinach For Sight

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Light-sensitive proteins in chlorophyll may provide treatment for some eye diseases. by Carolyn Krause Reprinted with permission from the Oak Ridge National Laboratory ORNL Reporter, Issue 30, September 2001. Spinach, a vegetable famously rich in vitamins and minerals, can be safely assumed to be good for the eyes. A collaboration between ORNL researchers and the
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April 7, 2001

A New Look At Eye Health

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by Bill Sardi (Reprinted with permission from Nutrition Science News, April 2001.) Many people with deteriorating vision are seeing nutritional therapy as a successful alternative to conventional medicine or surgery. An example is Mildred Frank of Ormond Beach, Fla., who experienced a dramatic improvement in her vision that was not the result of lasers or
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January 21, 2001

Carotenoids

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A report on new information from the Gordon Research Conference by Gislin Dagnelie, Ph.D. January 21, 2001 Over the past week I attended the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on carotenoids, a meeting that is held once per 3 years to exchange the most current information in the area of research on plant and animal substances
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October 25, 2000

Descriptions of Antioxidant Vitamins, Nutrients, and Minerals

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Compiled by Wendy Watt, O.D. October 25, 2000 Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in the United States today, and it is the eye disease that most often results in legal blindness. Studies have shown that AMD responds well to antioxidant vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that could prevent the
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July 1, 2000

Information on Bilberry and other Bioflavinoids

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by Linda Kaspari July 2000 Billberry, Huckleberries, cranberry, grape seed, elderberry and pine bark extract are Anthocyanidin Bioflavonoids. These bioflavonoids are particulary effective in strengthening capillaries. Patients should include vitamin C and bioflavonoids as part of a lifetime regimen to help prevent progressive loss of sight. Essential for proper absorption and use of vitamin C,
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October 20, 1998

Alternative Medicine: The Risks of Untested and Unregulated Remedies

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Contained in this document is an article followed by two opposing viewpoints on alternative medicine. by Marcia Angell, M.D. and Jerome P. Kassirer, M.D. ©1998, Massacusetts Medical Society Published in 9/17/98 edition of the New England Journal of Medicine. Summarized here by Dan Roberts What most sets alternative medicine apart [from conventional medicine] is that
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