LivingFuel HealthAlert: Why Highly-prized Saffron Could Save Your Sight

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Posted on 25th February 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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It is one of the world’s most valuable spices. Patiently collected flower by flower, the deep red stamens of the saffron crocus can fetch up to Pounds 500 per pound, writes Anastasia Stephens.

But now there is more reason than ever to covet it. A study at Sydney University and the University of L’Aquila in Italy has found that when eaten, saffron may protect eyes from UV damage and slow the progress of diseases such as macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.

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LivingFuel HealthAlert: Green Tea Could Help Combat Diseases Of The Eye

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Posted on 23rd February 2010 by admin in Health Alerts

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Green tea catechins are able to penetrate eye tissue, which may help protect against glaucoma and other eye diseases, according to Hong Kong researchers.

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EFSA Affirms Omega-3 Can Benefit Baby Brains and Eyes

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Posted on 3rd November 2009 by admin in Health Alerts

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The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has confirmed that the omega-3 fatty acids, DHA and ALA, can benefit eye and cognitive development in babies.

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