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Foods that can damage your eyes when taken on a regular basis

Based on an article written by WebMD, I will briefly educate you on foods that can damage your eyes when taken on a regular basis.


Produced from vegetable oils, these fats are considered "healthy" and will not contribute to artery blockage. It may be more beneficial to your health than butter. Because trans fat elevates cholesterol levels and is linked to an increased risk of heart disease and eye disorders, certain margarines should be avoided.

Those who regularly consume solid margarine tend to have abnormally high levels of the harmful trans fat. Use a liquid or spread instead of a stick to apply it.

Processed meats 

Meat that has been altered by cooking or other processes is considered processed meat. There is a possibility that hypertension will develop as a result of increased salt intake (hypertension).

Damage to blood vessels, known as hypertensive retinopathy, can make it difficult to see or potentially cause vision loss in persons with high blood pressure. When blood flow is disrupted, nerves die and eyesight is lost.

Deep-fried foods

These meals are deep-fried in trans fats, which may increase your risk of cardiovascular disease, stroke, and even type 2 diabetes. In addition, they generate molecules called free radicals that are toxic to cells.

Vision problems like diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration are the focus here. Vitamin C, an antioxidant that helps your body fight off free radicals, can be found in abundance in red bell peppers, citrus fruits, and tomatoes.

Cannes foods

Canned goods, tomato sauce, and soup tend to be high in sodium because of the processing and storage involved in their production. Prepared meal eaters have been shown to have a lower risk of hypertension and eye disease.

The phrases "low sodium" or "no salt added" can help you maintain a healthy sodium intake. Make your food taste better by seasoning it with the spices and herbs you like most.


Caffeine, found in beverages like coffee and tea, can elevate intraocular pressure and make the eyes feel tired.

It has been found that those with glaucoma or ocular hypertension (OHT) may experience an increase in ocular pressure after consuming coffee. Blindness or permanent vision loss can occur if the elevated intraocular pressure (IOP) caused by optic nerve inflammation is not treated.

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