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FOOD BITES: OCTOBER 2017

After years of increasing, adult obesity rates remained stable in 45 states from 2015 to 2016, according to a new report from the Trust for America’s Health, ....

FINDING HOPE DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

MODIFIED MOVES, MAXIMUM RESULTS

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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR

Dear Friends

I’ve been wearing eyeglasses most of my life. At first I was very resistant to wearing them, even hiding them from myself. But as time went on, I resigned myself to needing glasses to see well, and nowadays they’re the first thing I reach for when I wake up. It’s amazing to realize how magnificent the eyes are, how much information we gain from

Tanya Tyler

our sight (70 percent of the input that comes to the brain, according to Dr. Rick Graebe, featured in this month’s cover story about Family Eyecare Associates). This precious resource needs to be taken care of and properly preserved, so this month’s issue of Health & Wellness is dedicated to vision and eye health. Did you know that what you eat can also have an affect on the eyes? Learn some techniques to appreciate and relax your eyes from Dr. John A. Patterson. You’ll also read about cataracts and glaucoma and get some tips for choosing eyewear. Keep your eyes wide open to all the possibilities that come to you.

Here’s to your Health & Wellness!

Tanya

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