The first study reported outside China that has examined the effects of the orally consumed goji berry

Submitted by dave on Tue, 08/05/2008 - 10:58pm

Amagase H, Nance DM: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled,
clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum
(Goji) Juice, GoChi. J Altern Complement Med 2008;14:403-412.

BACKGROUND: This randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial
is the first study reported outside China that has examined the effects of
the orally consumed goji berry, Lycium barbarum, as a standardized juice
(GoChi; FreeLife International LLC, Phoenix, AZ) to healthy adults for 14

Blueberries are just about the best food you could consume for protecting your vision

Submitted by dave on Sat, 08/02/2008 - 11:34pm

In a prior article about the best foods for fit eyes, I strongly recommended blueberries, grapes and raisins. I said, "According to Dr. Abel, [blueberries, grapes and raisins] contain anthocyanins, which improve night vision. A cup full of blueberries, huckleberry jam, or a 100 mg bilberry supplement should improve dark adaptation within 30 minutes."

Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

Submitted by dave on Sat, 08/02/2008 - 4:58pm

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." is the mantra of a New York Times Magazine article containing an excellent account of recommended dietary concepts. You will see how the damaging concept of chemical nutrients could be replaced by knowledge of the healing effects of taste to bring nutrition back from the realm of the food chemistry lab into the real world of sensory pleasure and good health.

USDA's Organic Factory Farming Scandal Continues to Unravel

Submitted by dave on Sun, 06/15/2008 - 12:49pm

BASSETT, NEBRASKA - June 13 - What has been dubbed the "largest scandal in the history of the organic industry" has apparently taken another victim. The USDA announced this week that Promiseland Livestock, LLC, a 22,000-head cattle producer, had "willfully" violated the Organic Foods Production Act of 1990, the law that federally regulates the industry.

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Fish Oils For Vision

Submitted by dave on Tue, 10/30/2007 - 11:58am

Your omega-3 fish oil products may be too low in DHA. Or contain rancid oils and pollutants. Whatever the case is, you want to be sure that you are fully benefiting from your fish oil supplement. Here you can read Dave's advice for selecting a DHA or Omega-3 supplement for the eyes.

Glorious Illuminating Glaucoma

Submitted by dave on Tue, 10/23/2007 - 10:57pm


Over the last year I have been telling my friends and my wife that I'm finding enlightenment though high-frequency intraocular pressure research and self-tonometry. For a while my wife watched me monitor my intraocular pressure up to one hundred times a day (or even two hundred) and she thought I was focused on glaucoma and the disease. My wife understands The Great Secret and The Law of Attraction and naturally she was concerned - she didn't want me focusing on disease.


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