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Friday Pearls

Friday Pearls

Blackcurrant / Dry Eye Benefits

Friday, December 20, 2013

Blackcurrants (Ribes nigrum) include high levels of anti-inflammatory Omega-6 gamma-linolenic-acid (GLA), as well as vitamin C and E, which made them very popular in France and England during WW2 because citrus fruit was almost impossible to obtain. Because blackcurrant oil is the most biochemically-balanced and certainly the most chemically stable source of the three plants that include the fatty acid GLA (evening primrose and borage being the only other two); it is becoming a popular and profitable crop in this country.  

Ginned Up for Vitamin C

Friday, December 13, 2013

Ginned up:  To create or arouse feelings; move or excite.To honor and thank our valued customers we are offering a 25% discount on our mineral-buffered SightC+ formulation for the rest of December.

Awarding Genius & Generosity

Friday, December 06, 2013

I had the great fortune of being invited to be one of the November 21, 2013 presenters, along with Barrett Haik, MD, Spencer Thornton, MD, Chris Fleming, MD, Henry Mitchell and Jerre Freeman, MD,  at the University of Tennessee Hamilton Eye Institute, Memphis, Sir Harold Ridley Distinguished Visiting Professorship for Creativity ...

On Being Thankful

Thursday, November 28, 2013

This Thanksgiving we remembered to be thankful for family, dear friends and hard-working colleagues who passionately involve themselves in the necessary task at hand and strive to make a positive difference in our world.  The  poem below speaks collectively to these  people and it's perfect for the Friday after Thanksgiving. &nb...

EpiCor Double-Masked, Placebo-Controlled Study

Friday, November 22, 2013

The clinical benefits of EpiCor were assessed in a large, independently-conducted double-masked placebo-controlled human clinical trial on 232 subjects, aged 18 and over. They were recruited to study the effects of EpiCor on incidence and severity of potential upper respiratory tract infections (URTI).

N-Acetyl-Cysteine (NAC) News

Friday, November 15, 2013

A paper published in the Nature Journal, Eye, suggests that N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) may lower elevated levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 (MMP-9) activity associated with ocular surface and corneal disease.

7 Things You Should Know About Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Friday, November 08, 2013

1.  Results of studies on diets rich in seafood (fish and shellfish) and heart disease provide moderate evidence that people who eat seafood at least once a week are less likely to die of heart disease than those who rarely or never eat seafood. 

Knowledge, Power & Size Matter

Friday, November 01, 2013

Knowledge, power and size go together where nutritional supplements are concerned. You want to know something about the people behind the company you buy nutritional products from. Look for formulas designed by qu...

B Vitamins: Brain & Eye Health

Friday, October 25, 2013

Evidence continues to mount that links B vitamins deficiency, specifically B6, B12 and folate, to increased risk of developing Macular Degeneration and Alzheimer’s, as well as faster progression of the two disease processes.

Healthcare Cost Savings With Supplement Use

Friday, October 18, 2013

Use of specific dietary supplements in targeted populations not only provides health benefits, but, according to a new economic report, also offers significant savings for health care costs. The report t...

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