Vitamin A needed for Eyes

Vitamin A helps the retina function properly, which is essential for good vision and the prevention of night-blindness. It also lessens the risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts. Zinc¬†deficiency can interfere with vitamin A metabolism in several ways:(1)¬†Zinc deficiency results in decreased synthesis of retinol-binding protein which transports retinol through the circulation to tissuesContinue reading “Vitamin A needed for Eyes”

Dry eyes

Dry Eyes Explained We have had a disturbing number of people complaining of red, itchy, gritty or bloodshot eyes lately. Probably made worse by working on computers, watching TV, or just not getting enough sleep. Even more disturbing are the numbers who are sent to eye specialists for these problems and end up on umpteenContinue reading “Dry eyes”