Lifestyle changes, including good nutrition, could help delay or prevent certain eye problems.
Wear special sunglasses to protect your eyes to avoiding prolonged exposure to ultraviolet rays and scattered blue light emissions.
Avoid smoking because affects the eyes and is the major leading cause of premature eye issues.
Yearly eye exams to detect conditions early may help prevent permanent vision loss.
Healthy diet with high contents of anti-oxidants, vitamins, minerals, lean protein, and more.
Stay hydrated to reduce irritation from dry eyes.
The greatest sources of vitamins and anti-oxidants are fresh fruits and vegetables. The best sources of carotenoids are kale, spinach, sweet corn, peas and broccoli. They protect the retina from oxidative changes caused by ultraviolet light.
The omega-3 essential fatty acids found in fish, flax seed oil, walnuts and canola oil help to prevent dry eyes.
Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that the body doesn’t produce. Daily dose of 300 mg from fruits and vegetables containing vitamin C can help the body form and maintain connective tissue such as collagen found in the cornea of the eye. Have one of each fruit sources of vitamin C everyday to maintain eye health: acerola cherries, guava, kiwi, orange, papaya and strawberry. The best food sources of vitamin c are tomato, goji berries, red bell peppers, spinach, cabbage, turnip greens and broccoli.
Vitamin Eis a potent antioxidant that neutralizes oxidation protecting the eye from UV rays oxidative damage that can cause cataracts.
Zinc and copper are an essential trace mineral that brings vitamin A from the liver to the retina to produce melanin, a protective pigment in the eyes.
Vitamin B complex and folic acid play major roles reducing
of age-related eye health issues.