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Melatonin: Will It Be the New Vitamin D? 

August 29, 2023 Until recently, melatonin has been thought of primarily as the “sleep hormone.” The long held belief in scientific research has been that our pineal glands, in response to the light/dark cycle, produced

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Diabetes and the Eye: Why Nutrition Matters

June 7, 2023 “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the second best time is today” — Chinese proverb Diabetic retinopathy represents a leading cause of vision loss globally, and the

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Can a Healthy Diet Affect Open-Angle Glaucoma?

April 26, 2023 Poor diet is the leading cause of mortality in the United States, causing more than half a million deaths per year.1 In a 2019 article in The New York Times, “Our Food

Target ‘Inflammaging’ to Promote Healthy Aging

Target ‘Inflammaging’ to Promote Healthy Aging

April 11, 2023 Doctors are taught that there are two types of inflammation, acute and chronic. Acute inflammation is characterized by short duration and represents the body’s healing response to a sudden insult. Chronic inflammation

Carotenoids Are Good for Your Eyes

Carotenoids Are Good for Your Eyes

April 11, 2023 Nutrition science is rapidly evolving, and practitioners and patients are becoming more mindful of the science of preventing disease rather than just treating it. Studies of age-related macular degeneration have shown the

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