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Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Posted by healtheo360 on Nov 10, 2016 3:27:07 PM

Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month: Diabetes is a group of metabolic diseases that are characterized by the body’s inability to effectively produce insulin, which causes elevated levels of blood glucose. If a person living with diabetes does not adopt healthy lifestyle behaviors, their condition can lead to handful of serious health complications.

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Lutein: The Eye's First Defense

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 20, 2016 11:00:57 AM

What is Lutein?

 Lutein is an organic yellow pigment that is exclusively created by plants. It is found in high quantities in green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale, and yellow carrots.  Animals obtain lutein either directly or indirectly from plants.  Egg yolks, animal fat, and the macula of the eye all contain the pigment- causing their yellow hue.  Animals use it as an antioxidant and light absorber.

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