Try These 5 Foods to Improve your Eyesight

The one joke that all of us would have heard in school is about the rabbit who never wore spectacles due to its diet of carrots. Well, it is true. Not just carrots, but a range of natural foods can help you prevent any problems with your eye sight. Here are some.

1.  Leafy vegetables for good eyesight

Leafy vegetables for good eyesight

 

Like a host of other problems, green leafy vegetables can help prevent sight problems too. Nutrients like lutein and zeaxanthin that are present in abundance in leafy veggies are instrumentalin preventing vision problems. Broccoli, spinach, cabbage are some of the veggies that you should definitely include in your diet.

2.  Eggs for good eyes

Eggs for good eyes

In addition to protein, vitamin E and Omega 3s, eggs are also a rich source of lutein. Thus, beginning your day with an egg can help keep the eye doctor away. Eggs also reduce muscular degeneration in our eye.

3.  Oranges

Oranges

Rich in vitamin C, oranges improve the health of our eye tissue. Vitamin C also generates other important antioxidants such as vitamin E in the eye, and protects against the onset of cataract.

4.  Almonds increase eyesight

Almonds increase eyesight

A rich source of vitamin E, almonds help by slowing down the process of muscular degeneration of the eye. A handful a day should be enough to protect your eye. So, crush them and add them to your daily glass of milk, or mix them into your bowl of oats.

5.  Fatty fish

Fatty fish

Fatty fish varieties such as tuna, salmon, mackerel and trout are rich in DHA. This fatty acid is found in the retina. It prevents problems such as dry eye syndrome.

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