Carrots are generally toted as the go-to vegetable for the eyes, but did you know that there are quite a few different foods out there that are said to promote good eye health? In this article we talk about some of these foods and how they can be beneficial to your daily diet.
We all know that proper nutrition is crucial in maintaining long-term wellness, and as more and more Americans tackle issues associated with obesity, such as heart disease, diabetes, and even premature death, it is becoming more evident that poor nutrition has a negative effect on health. Proper nutrition isn’t just essential for your overall health, it’s also important for the health of your eyes.
Get ready to carve the turkey and feast on some delicious morsels this holiday. Even if you take in too many calories, you can rest assured that the eye-healthy nutrients found in a traditional Thanksgiving feast will be more than worth it. Carrots and sweet potatoes are full of Vitamin A. Make sure you get […]
Eat your fish, ladies! A recent study has found women who consume larger amounts of omega-3 fatty acids can reduce their chances of getting age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the leading cause of vision loss and blindness among older Americans. According to AllAboutVision.com, AMD is the degeneration of the macula, the part of the retina responsible […]
Just as you care for your skin, your teeth and your heart, you can take steps to preserve your eyesight. Get regular eye exams. Typically in your 20s and 30s, you can schedule an eye exam every three to five years and two to four years in your 40s through mid-60s, according to Prevent Blindness […]
Sure, our moms told us to eat our carrots so we’d have healthy eyes, but as adults we don’t always think about how good nutrition impacts our vision. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), studies show a strong correlation between good nutrition and the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) or cataracts, the two […]