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5 Things To Do in April

This Month's Topic - Nourish Your Eyes

    1. Explore These Websites

    EyesNoticing problems with your eyes? Take this short eye health quiz from WebMD. If you’re not seeing an eye doctor regularly, these questions will point your attention to anything that might be amiss with your eyesight. Suggestions for what to do next are at the end of the quiz.

    Do you know someone with “low vision”? Check out these low vision resources.

    2. Keep Your Eyes Healthy

    The National Eye Institute website is a compilation of eye health information. From exhaustive health information and clinical studies to educational programs and professional resources, this website has it all. Take time to find out what you need to know to keep your eyes healthy.

    3. Track Your Food and Fitness

    SuperTracker can help you plan, analyze and track your diet and physical activity. Find out what and how much to eat; track foods, physical activities and weight; and personalize with goal setting, virtual coaching and journaling.

    4. Try these Apps

    Sightbook – iOS – Users can take at-home vision tests to assess sight.

    Eye Health Saver- Android – Alerts users to take a break from looking at computer, tablet and phone screens to rest their eyes.

    5. Try the Featured Recipes

    This month’s recipes feature eye-healthy ingredients.

    Spinach Dip
    Spinach Dip

    Potatoes O'Brien
    Potatoes O’Brien

    Sauteed Spinach Mushroom Side Dish
    Sauteed Spinach and Mushroom Side Dish

    Spinach Salad
    Spinach Salad With Poppy Seed Dressing

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This project is supported by the Rural Health & Safety Education Competitive Grant Program of the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), grant number 2013-46100-21467.

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