Previously we’ve talked about the importance of our eyes, how we can take better care of them and we also talked about increasing and maintain their beauty. But today we’ll talk about a more specific and important thing which can actually work internally for better eyes. Yes, foods. Actually everything of our body depends on the foods we eat. Every foods offer their own benefits. So it’s quite natural that there are some foods which offer the betterment of your precious eyes and the eyesight. So now we’ll find out which foods you need to eat for better and healthy eyes and also to keep them free from diseases. So without further ado, let’s find them out.
Oranges and Berries
Two very delicious and sweet fruits. They offer huge benefit to your eyes. Both of them are very rich in Vitamin C. What vitamin C does? Well, Vitamin C helps to reduce the danger of developing muscular degeneration and cataracts.
Tasty and juicy salmons are just awesome, aren’t they? Well, they are also pretty beneficial for your eyes. Salmons are rich in eye friendly Omega 3 fatty acids. This helps to reduce the risk of ARMD and also help to treat the dry eye disease.
Spinach and Other Green Leafy Vegetables
These veggies contain a huge amount of two very powerful antioxidants- lutein and zeaxanthin. There’s a part of our retina called macula which works as a natural sun block of our eyes. The interesting fact is the macula also contains lutein and zeaxanthin. These 2 antioxidants absorb the harmful blue light and also help our eyes to detect contrast. So eating spinach and green leafy vegetables can improve your vision and also maintain it for a long time.
Eggs are also a very rich source of lutein and zeaxanthin. The egg yolks are natural source of vitamin D which reduces the risk of ARMD.
We all know tomatoes are full of carotenoids. One of these carotenoids is lycopene. Lycopene in ocular tissues helps to prevent light-infused damage to the retina and other parts of our eyes. Tomatoes are also rich in vitamin C which is also excellent for your vision.
You may already know carrots and other orange-colored vegetables and fruits are very helpful to protect vision. A special type of vitamin A called beta-carotene helps the retina and other parts of our eye to function smoothly.
Almonds are full of vitamin E which slows down the muscular degeneration which is important for your eye health. Doctors say that only a handful of almonds can fulfill half of your daily requirement of vitamin E.
These are some very common foods which benefit your eye a big deal. So keep them in your daily diet and ensure a better vision and eye health.