and oranges are strongly linked with protective eye benefits.
green vegetables like kale, spinach, chard and other vegetables contain
high levels of antioxidants as well as vitamin A and beta carotene.
also vital to maintaining healthy vision.
green vegetables are good sources of lutein.
and zeaxanthin are compounds called xanthophylls, which are carotenoids
related to beta-carotene that gives vegetables like carrots their
and zeaxanthin add yellow pigment to plants and can be found in the
flesh of colorful fruits and vegetables and in the leaves.
two compounds are found in large amounts in the lens and retina of
function as antioxidants to potentially help protect our eyes from
damage caused by unstable atoms known as free radicals,
including beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, and zinc and copper are
vital to maintaining healthy vision.
are particularly high in zinc, and a serving will put you over the
recommended daily limit.
is found in meat, dairy products, nuts, and seafood.
in mind that it is surprisingly easy to exceed the recommended upper
limit for zinc intake (40 mg/day),
of fruits with potential health eye benefits include flavanoids, fiber,
folate and potassium.
of fish, nuts and olive oil, and devoid of trans fats like pies and
donuts, could help stave off the eye diseases.