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5 Foods That Help Improve Your Eyesight!

Updated: May 29, 2019




Your eyes are two of the most anatomically and chemically complex organs. It is a mark of how sensitive the functioning of the eyes are that even the slightest shift in the nutritional intake or physical structure of the eyes can absolutely affect vision.


Although it’s unlikely that anyone maintains perfect vision throughout their lives, it’s entirely possible to maintain your eyesight and in some cases, even improve it for long term visual clarity.




The tissues and nerves that make up your ocular system require a healthy intake of vitamins, proteins and minerals to ensure continued eye health. As such, it is encouraged that people maintain nutritionally well-rounded diets so that their eyesight never has to suffer.

Some foods that you should incorporate into your meals for healthy eyesight include:


Carrots


Carrots are filled with Vitamins A, C and E, which are absolutely essential for the maintenance of healthy retinal tissue. These vitamins can help reduce the incidence of cataracts and help prevent the degeneration of the macular tissue of the eye.  


Spinach and Other Green Vegetables


Green and leafy vegetables, in addition to the vitamins that these are loaded with also contain anti-oxidants like Lutein which protect the eyes from damage inflicted by UV rays. Having spinach, cabbage and lettuce regularly creates a retinal protection that will help protect against damage from the sun.


Bell Peppers


One cup of bell peppers basically contains the entire day’s requirement of Vitamin C and Vitamin A.  Each of these two vitamins are two of the most vital nutrients required by the eye to help with proper retinal photochemistry and other functions.



Turkey


Turkey meat is actually one of the low fat forms of meat you can get on the market. In addition to the relatively low fat content of turkey meat, it is also full of zinc and Vitamin B which can prevent cataracts.


Blueberries


Oxidative stress is a condition that causes inflammation and much anatomical damage to all parts of the body. Many eye conditions occur because of inflammation. Blueberries contain a whole load of anti-oxidants that can prevent oxidative stress on your eyes.


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