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7 Foods You Should Consume Regularly For Healthy Eyes

A variety of colorful foods that is rich in antioxidants protect your eyes from many problems. Foods rich in selenium, vitamin E, zinc, vitamin C, and omega 3 can help you, and your family in a significant reduction of eyes problem. You can consume some foods regularly for healthy eyes.

Here are the foods for healthy eyes below:

1. Fish:

Fish is rich in omega 3 fatty acids, which can protect against cataracts, dry eyes syndrome, and even macular degeneration. This omega 3 fatty acid is a healthy fat that results in stronger, and healthy eyes by assisting with the flow of intraocular fluid.

2. Eggs:

Eggs contain lutein, and vitamin A, which promote eye health, and overall functionality. Vitamin A in eggs helps to protect against night blindness, and dry eyes where the carotenoid, lutein, reduces the risk of macular degeneration, the leading cause of legal blindness. The delicious egg also contains zeaxanthin; an antioxidant found in egg yolk that can help protect eyes against (UV) radiation from the sun.

3. Nuts, and seeds:

Almonds, sunflower seeds, and pecans are all good sources of vitamin E. Vitamin E is a great antioxidant against cataracts and macular degeneration.

4. Leafy greens:

Spinach, kale, collard greens, broccoli are good for healthy eyesight and preventing eye diseases such as cataracts, and macular degeneration. Lutein and zeaxanthin can be found in certain greens that help to promote vision and the health of the retina.

5. Sweet potatoes:

Sweet potatoes are a good source of beta-carotene that may slow the progress of macular degeneration. Your body converts beta-carotene to vitamin A (prevent dry eyes, and night blindness). Beta-carotene and vitamin A are absorbed best when eaten with little healthy fat (Olive oil).

6. Strawberries:

It contains a good amount of vitamin C and antioxidants that can help lower your risk of cataracts.

7. Carrots:

Carrots contain a lot of vitamin A, (with vitamin C, and E) which helps to reduce the impact of both cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. The

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