Carrots: Orange You Glad You’ve Lowered Your Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

It’s pretty well established that carrots and their inherent nutrients are good for your eyeballs. In fact, a complete lack of vitamin A will devastate your corneas, and just a little bit of vitamin A deficiency will dry your peepers out. Beta carotene can also help improve your night vision because vitamin A assists the eyes inContinue reading “Carrots: Orange You Glad You’ve Lowered Your Risk of Age-Related Macular Degeneration?”

Just Carrots Video

Carrots contain important nutrients such as alpha- and beta-carotene, vitamins B and C, plus calcium, iron, and potassium. With its natural form of beta-carotene,AIM Just Carrots® can be a strong foundation for your good health. The body changes beta-carotene into a natural source of vitamin A, which is essential for strengthening the immune system andContinue reading “Just Carrots Video”

A Healthy Diet Keeps You Happy According to Science

If you think about nutrition at all–and I’m pretty sure that you must–then you’re aware of the positive impact of a healthy diet on the human body: lower risk of disease, fewer illnesses and a good body weight. What you may not know–but you probably at least suspect–is that healthy food choices can influence your mental healthContinue reading “A Healthy Diet Keeps You Happy According to Science”

Just Carrots: Strength in Simplicity

We live in an age where everything we buy is also something else. Our phones are cameras. Our watches are computers. You can play games on portable stereo systems, and there are now computers that can be used like books. Two-in-one items might serve double purposes, but neither purpose seems to work half as well. Luckily in a world of unnecessary complications, there isContinue reading “Just Carrots: Strength in Simplicity”

Vitamin A Deficiency May Play Huge Role in Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes has been called the scourge of the American public because nearly ten percent of the population suffers from it. That’s one million people altogether. It’s the seventh leading cause of death, and there is no cure. A recent study at Weill Cornell Medical College may shed some new light on this problem.  Scientists there lookedContinue reading “Vitamin A Deficiency May Play Huge Role in Type 2 Diabetes”