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The Weird Truth About Brown-Eyed Men


Don't know if you can trust your new beau? Look into his eyes.

Guys with brown eyes are deemed more trustworthy than their blue-eyed counterparts—and it all has to do with the shape of their faces, according to the results of a new study conducted by Charles University in Prague. For the study, researchers collected 80 photographs of men and women with either blue or brown eyes, then asked a group of 238 students to rate how trustworthy, attractive, or dominant the people in the photos seemed on a scale of one to 10.

Lutein and Zeaxanthin for Brain and Eyes


Research at the USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, shows that the carotenes lutein and zeaxanthin may be beneficial to maintain cognitive health. Lutein and zeaxanthin are best known for their ability to accumulate in the retina of your eye, and protect it against macular degeneration.

Vitamin B-based treatment may permanently cure vision-robbing eye disease

One of 2,000 people in the U.S. is diagnosed each year with keratoconus, a vision-robbing disease usually first spotted during the teenage years.

The Most Important Food for Healthy Eyes (No, it's Not Carrots)

Do you have any idea what causes wild Pacific salmon to have its color? It is one of the hottest new nutrient discoveries from a marine algae called astaxanthin, which is a far more powerful cousin of beta-carotene.

Beta carotene may treat eye disease called retinitis pigmentosa

Retinitis pigmentosa (RP) is a name for a large group of inherited vision disorders that cause progressive degeneration of the light sensitive membrane that coats the inside of the eye -- the retina.

Eating fish helps prevent eye disease later in life

A study that recently appeared in the journal Ophthalmology has found that people who eat fatty fish at least once a week are less likely to develop age-related macular degeneration (AMD), an eye disease that gradually causes vision impairment and blindness in senior adults.