Pass the dark chocolate for deliciously good vision
That very-hard-to-resist treat, dark chocolate, is credited with an assortment of health benefits, from lowering blood pressure to boosting brain health. Now there’s new evidence from American researchers to suggest that it’s good for your eyes. Oh, happy day!
The myopia boom in children – what you need to know
Myopia (short-sightedness) is on the rise in Australia, especially amongst children. A big contributor to the rise in myopia is the amount of time children are spending indoors on their digital devices.
As a Mum of two kids, I’m very aware of how kids’ activities have changed in recent years. Getting children out into the sunshine and away from their smartphones and tablets can be a real challenge but it is key to limiting the progression of myopia.