User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


78° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

KELOLAND.com | Sioux Falls News & Weather, South Dakota News & Weather, Minnesota and Iowa News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Vitamin D & Your Eyes

April 11, 2011, 5:10 PM by Kelli Grant

Vitamin D & Your Eyes
Vitamin D appears to be good for women's eyesight. A new study finds it could protect women from a leading cause of blindness.

A new study shows women under the age of 75 who have higher levels of Vitamin D in their blood are less like to develop macular degeneration later in life.

Macular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness in the U.S. It affects 1 in 10 Americans over 40 --some 8.5 million people. If you have it, you may notice vision changes like the need for bright light when reading, difficulty adapting to low light levels like when you enter a dimly lit restaurant and increasing blurriness of printed words.
 
A new study say a healthy dose of sun, the best way to get Vitamin D in the bloodstream, could protect your eyes. But just sun may still not be enough.

“The way to increase it to the levels that are protective, we need to eat properly. Eat Vitamin D rich foods,” Dr. Shantan Reddy said.

Those foods include leafy vegetables or fish like salmon and tuna. You can also find vitamin D fortified in things like milk, orange juice and some cereals.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments





Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

You may also like

Family: Crow Creek BIA Superintendent Stabbed At His Office

3/25/2015 4:36 PM

An investigation is underway into the stabbing of the Crow Creek BIA Superintendent.

Full Story
Pot Wax: A New High Potent Drug

3/25/2015 6:00 PM

Police all over the country are warning people of a new potent marijuana drug called pot wax.

Full Story | Watch
Man Shoots Gun At Car After Intentional Crash

3/28/2015 9:36 PM

A man fired a gun at another car in Sioux Falls Saturday afternoon. The shooting comes after an alleged fight involving the same suspects.

Full Story
Teenager Dies Following Rollover Crash

3/25/2015 5:13 PM

A 14-year-old Belle Fourche boy died as the result of a rollover crash.

Full Story
Huron Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash

3/28/2015 2:54 PM

A crash northeast of Huron killed a man sometime between 3 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. Friday.

Full Story


Events