References MAY 2019
Digital Devices & the Health of Your Eyes
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That's One Powerful (Sweet) Potato!
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An Exotic Twist on Sweet Potato Pancakes
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Vitamin A for Eye Health
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Bilberry: Not Just Another Blue Berry
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Yoga Eyes and You
- American Academy of Ophthalmology Report: Complementary Therapy Assessment: Visual Training For Refractive Errors(August 2013) Accessed 4 Mar 2019: https://www.aao.org/complimentary-therapy-assessment/visual-training-refractive-errors-cta--october-200
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