5 Essential Foods For Healthy Eyes

Food and Eyes

As well as exercising regularly it is essential that you incorporate a diet with healthy foods to maintain healthy eyes.

Here is our list of essential foods that you should include in your diet to promote healthy eyes:

1.  Legumes

Chickpeas, kidney beans, black eyed peas, peas and lentils contain a high source of zinc which is known to reduce the risk of macular degeneration.

2.  Brown Rice

Brown Rice is a rich source of vitamin E and Zinc which aids eye protection and health.

3.  Almonds

Almonds contain omega 3 fatty acids and vitamin E which enhance and protect the health of your eyes.  Research shows that vitamin E helps to reduce macular degeneration and cataracts.

4.  Carrots

Eating carrots helps to maintain your eyes and vision.  Carrots contain vitamin A and beta carotene which help the retina to work correctly and reduce the risk of eye disorder.

5.  Milk

Milk contains the nutrients vitamin A and zinc.  Vitamin A helps to protect the cornea of the eye and zinc helps to enhance night vision and prevent cataracts.

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