Sangati Jogwar

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  • The eyes are one of the most precious parts of your body.
  • Including certain foods and beverages can help to maintain eyesight in the long run.

The eyes are one of the most precious parts of our body. And hence, just as you take care of your skin and overall fitness, it is important that you also pay attention to the health of your eyes.

Nevertheless, it is quite easy to keep your eyesight in good condition by including certain foods and beverages in your diet.

From Bell Peppers To Sunflower Seeds & Nuts

Bell peppers are rich in vitamin C and reduce the risk of cataracts. Colourful bell peppers are enriched with eye-friendly vitamins such as vitamins E and A. Another good source of vitamin E that is known to slow down the process of macular degeneration is peanuts and hazelnuts.

Vitamin C which is especially good for the blood vessels of the eyes can also be found in fruits and vegetables like cauliflower, bok choy, strawberries, and papaya.

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Green leafy vegetables like spinach, collard greens, and kale are also rich in Vitamin C and E and also have carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These vegetables thus can lower the risk of eye-related diseases.

Other food sources that are extremely good for eyesight are orange-coloured vegetables and fruits like apricots, sweet potatoes, mangoes, carrots, and cantaloupe. These vegetables and fruits are enriched with beta-carotene and vitamin A which are so essential for night vision.

Sea foods like Salmon, trout, and tuna are very good for eyesight. They contain omega-3 fatty acids that are so vital for protecting eyesight from glaucoma and AMD.

Fruit & Vegetable Juices for Good Eyesight

Rich in vitamin C, folate, and crucial vitamin B orange juice can lower the formation of cataracts by maintaining the stability and strength of ocular blood vessels. Vitamin A, Lutein, and Zeaxanthin in carrot and beetroot juice promote the overall health of the retina and macular whereas bioflavonoids in apple juice improve overall vision health.

Tomato juice is rich in multiple nutrients like vitamin C, Vitamin A, and potassium as well as an essential antioxidant called Lycopene. That is why tomato juice can effectively protect the eyes from macular degeneration.