Yum? It’s National Fruitcake Day

fruitcake on the table

Mention “fruitcake” in a crowded room and see what happens. Half of the people are ecstatic while the other half gag. Fruitcake is one of those love it or hate it holiday foods.

So, what’s in it? Chopped, candied fruit and dried fruit. Possibly some nuts and spices, depending on who made it. Unfortunately, it’s also loaded with sugar, fat and calories so, on National Fruitcake Day, maybe don’t eat a piece.

Adults enjoy their fruitcake soaked in alcohol. Does that help? It doesn’t help your teeth or impairment!


Much like consuming alcohol, eating a lot of sugar isn’t exactly the healthiest choice. Unfortunately, sugar is a major ingredient in fruitcake. One health risk of sugar is that high blood sugar leads to vision problems.

Blurry Vision

Don’t run to the store the minute your vision is blurry. It could be a minor problem related by high blood sugar. To correct the problem, get your blood sugar back on track.


The lens of your eye is like a camera. When that lens gets cloudy, that means a cataract has formed. Unfortunately, people with diabetes tend to get them earlier, and they get worse faster.

Get a Vision Plan on National Fruitcake Day

As you shop,

  • First, you want to make sure the provider offers plans in your area. Enter your zip code on their site to find out.
  • Secondly, use the provider directory to make sure the plan covers what you want.
  • Thirdly, choose a plan that doesn’t have a waiting period.
  • Finally, many companies offer dental and vision together – like Argus!

Here at Argus, we offer the Freedom and Master Plan Vision Plans. The Freedom Vision Plan is available to Freedom Dental Plan members.

First, the plans are affordable. The Freedom starts at $2.74 per month.

Second, with a hassle-free vision plan, there’s no waiting periods, no claims and no deductibles.

Third, Freedom Vision Plan Members have access to over 1,000 Quality In-Network Providers, as well as discounts on Lasik and Sunwear.

On the other hand, the Master Plan Vision Rider is available to current Master Plan Dental members only. The rider offers basic eye care savings and additional savings on Contact Lens Ordering and Lasik Vision Correction.

With three different co-payment options available, and a 15% discount on most services, the Master Plan Vision Rider offers the flexibility you deserve.

The first co-payment option starts at $3.95 per month, the second at $3.35 per month, and the third starts at $2.74 per month.

In conclusion, if you have any questions regarding a vision plan, reach out to an Argus team member TODAY. We’d be happy to help you choose the best plan.