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Food For Healthy Eyes

Food For Healthy Eyes
Ayush Henry

Keeping the eyes healthy is as important as keeping skin, muscles, and bones healthy. Though overall healthy and active lifestyle is the key to bright eyes, add these healthy foods to diet to prevent them from macular degeneration, vision loss, dry eyes, cataracts, and problems with night vision.

Fatty Fish

Food For Healthy Eyes

Oily fishes like salmon, sardines, tuna are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These fats have health benefits that help improve eyes. They are great in protecting adults from both age-related macular degeneration and dry-eye. In a study it is found that participants who consumed oily fish at least once per week reduced the risk of developing macular degeneration, compared with those who ate fish less than once per week.

Dark green, leafy vegetables

Food For Healthy Eyes

Dark green vegetables, such as spinach and green lettuce contains lutein and zeaxanthin that are antioxidants and helps prevent cell damage where lutein acts like a natural shade that help protect the retina from further damage. Keeping retina well nourished helps in maintaining normal eye function. These vegetables should definitely be on the menu.

Sweet potatoes and yams

Food For Healthy Eyes

Fruits (orange) and Vegetables (Carrot) that are bright orange in color get their color from vitamin A, that helps promote healthy vision. They are great in promoting eyes to adjust for low levels of light at night. Consume such fruits and vegetables in adequate quantity to get maximum benefits.


Food For Healthy Eyes

Not only is broccoli is known for its anti-cancer activity, it is good for eyesight as well. While staying low in calories and rich in fiber, vitamins and minerals, it is a good source of lutein and zeaxanthin. The Vitamin C content of broccoli acts as an antioxidant and helps in creating and protecting the structure of eyes.


Food For Healthy Eyes

Adding beans and other legumes is a simple way to include zinc in diet. It helps to keep the retina healthy and is one of the nutrients that help in delaying the age-related eye disease. It also assists vitamin A to produce eye-protective melanin. Add beans in stews and salads and get the additional benefits.

Also there are other edibles like Kale, Collards, Apricots, Avocadoes, Blue-berries, Eggs, Chocolates, etc that are great in improving eye physiology.

If you already have an eye condition and looking for some supportive device you can go for product like Bierley Explora Electronic Magnifier that is a high quality device designed to provide those with low vision limitations the ability to clearly see small-print writing and fine details, without stress or strains. Constructed with a resilient non-slip rubber coating and featuring an intuitive centre-mounted camera, two wrist strap mounting options and single button control makes this magnifier remarkably easy to handle and operate.

Food For Healthy Eyes

You can even try Bierley 64mm Dome Magnifier which is a shaped magnifier which can be placed directly onto the page, providing a steady, focused image. It can be moved across the page to view the text, and can also be used hands free on the page. The dome shaping of the magnifier helps to increase the illumination of whatever is being viewed as its shape naturally guides the light onto the page.

One of our best selling product Foster Grant LightSpecs, are lighted reading glasses that use powerful LED lights to focus light exactly where needed. They are lightweight and comfortable and offered in a range of diopter powers from weak to strong, depending on your magnification needs. They have replaceable batteries that last upto 50 hours.

In case the eye condition is severe, prefer consulting a healthcare professional.


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Ayush Henry, has been a Health Products For You contributor since 2016. He holds an MBA in hospitality and a MA in English. A professional HR soft skills trainer and copywriter, he ...

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