Antioxidant Supplements Salisbury MD

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General Nutrition Center
(410) 860-0716
2300 N Salisbury Blvd Ste H117
Salisbury, MD
 
Healthful Habits
(410) 749-1997
720 E College Ave Ste 7
Salisbury, MD
 
Delmarva Nutrition Counseling
(410) 548-1860
3993 Trace Hollow Run
Salisbury, MD
 
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(410) 742-0222
720 E College Ave Ste 7
Salisbury, MD
 
General Nutrition Center
(302) 628-3656
783 N Dual Hwy
Seaford, DE
 
Transform Yourself
(410) 742-2844
540 Riverside Dr Ste 5
Salisbury, MD
 
Eastern Shore Pharmacy
(410) 749-5253
400 Eastern Shore Dr
Salisbury, MD
 
Rose White Psychic
(410) 546-9929
1324 Mount Hermon Rd
Salisbury, MD
 
Nutri System Weight Loss Centers
(302) 629-4788
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Open Cupboard
(302) 629-6147
202 High St
Seaford, DE
 

For Your Eyes Only

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Mainstream medicine sometimes pooh-poohs the use of supplements, but consider this stunning number: According to a recent analysis, more than 300,000 cases of vision loss could be prevented in the next five years if people in the early stages of a particular type of eye problem took high doses of antioxidants.

Research has already shown that vitamins C and E, as well as beta-carotene and zinc, can halt age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness among older people. When it strikes, it damages the light-sensing cells in the retina, and once you lose vision, there are no good treatments that can bring it back, says Frederick Ferris, an ophthalmologist and clinical director of the National Eye Institute, in Bethesda, Maryland. That’s why stopping the disease in its tracks is so important.

But why antioxidants? “The eye is a rich place for free radicals to develop and cause damage,” says Ferris, so it stands to reason that antioxidants, which thwart that activity, could help.

Bausch & Lomb makes a product, called Ocuvite Preservision, that contains the formula used in the study and is readily available in drugstores. There are others, but not all have been shown to contain their stated doses.

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