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Maple Glazed Salmon Recipe for Healthier Eyes

A maple glazed salmon on a plate with green beans and white rice

As the saying goes, “You are what you eat.” When it comes to our eyes, this phrase couldn’t be more true. The food we consume can play a significant role in not only maintaining strong, sharp vision but also preventing serious eye diseases. But eating healthy doesn’t mean forcing down bland meals. Delicious and nutritious […]

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Sunset gazpacho

At York Mills Eye Care, we love this soup! Load up on lutein and zeaxanthin, beta-carotene and vitamin E with this refreshing cold soup made of our favorite orange vegetables. Perfect for a cocktail party. The soup also contains Vidalia onions, which are rich in vitamin C. Despite the egg garnish, this recipe contains very […]

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Eye-Health Smoothie

This nutritious smoothie contains lots of vitamins that promote eye health. By Helen M. Rasmussen, PhD, RD Virginia Paige Murphy and RD Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD Preparation time: less than 30 mins Cooking time: less than 10 mins Serves: Makes 1 large smoothie Ingredients 65g/2¼oz cooked kale 1 tbsp almond butter ½ tsp wheatgerm oil 160ml/5½fl oz […]

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The Eyesight Salad

 The two super-nutrients essential for eye health, which might be even able to restore your vision, are Lutein and Zeaxanthin and are found in green leafy vegetables, eggs and all yellow or orange colored vegetables and fruits. Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids, which are the plant pigments that give color to many fruits and vegetables. These two […]

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