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Dr. Carrie Jones
Dr. Kate Henry
May 21, 2024

Why You Must Take These 30 Nutrients to Maintain Good Eye Health

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In today's episode of The Root Cause Medicine Podcast, we dive into the role of nutrition in maintaining good eye health with Dr. Rudrani Banik. You’ll hear us discuss:

  • The 30 nutrients that keep your eyes healthy

  • Macular carotenoids for eye protection

  • Why you need more than beta-carotene for healthy eyes

  • How to reduce eye strain and blue light exposure

Dr. Rudrani Banik is a Board-certified Ophthalmologist and Neuro-Ophthalmologist with fellowship training and expertise in Functional Medicine. Skilled in ophthalmic surgery and Botox, she specializes in treating headaches and migraines. Dr. Banik is also the author of three books on eye health and nutrition: "Beyond Carrots: Best Foods for Eye Health A to Z," "Dr. Rani's Visionary Kitchen: Over 200 Recipes For Healthy Vision," and "Dr. Rani's Plant-Based Visionary Kitchen: Over 130 Plant-Based Recipes for Healthy Vision."

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02:34 - Nourishing Your Eyes Beyond Carrots

10:04 - The Surprising Truth Behind Beta Carotene

12:09 - Surprising Nutrients and Delicious Smoothies for Eye Health

17:32 - How Screen Time and Nutrition Impact Your Vision

20:09 - The Science Behind Blue Light Blocking Glasses

25:40 - Flickering, Blue Light, and Migraine Triggers

28:30 - Macular Degeneration and How to Safeguard Your Vision

32:52 - The Hidden Wonders of Eye Exams

38:09 - Looking at the Glands in People's Eyes

41:21 - Eye Drops Exposed

47:18 - The Nutrition Eye-Q Test

49:08 - Nourishing Your Eyes with Dr. Banik’s Books

50:39 - Where Can You Find Dr. Banik?

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