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WHAT’S THE FIRST THING YOU THINK OF WHEN YOU HEAR THE WORD “CARROT” OTHER THAN “YUM”.
We would assume you thought of “good for your eyes”? Well, you would be correct about that. What you didn’t know is there are several other foods that can promote eye health and protect vision when it comes to your precious googlers. Check out the power of carrots and more.
BETA-CAROTENE, A TYPE OF VITAMIN A THAT GIVES THESE FOODS THEIR ORANGE HUE, HELPS THE RETINA AND OTHER PARTS OF THE EYE TO FUNCTION SMOOTHLY.
THEY’RE FILLED WITH VITAMIN E, WHICH SLOWS MACULAR DEGENERATION, RESEARCH SHOWS. ONE HANDFUL (AN OUNCE) PROVIDES ABOUT HALF OF YOUR DAILY DOSE OF E.
THESE FRUITS ARE POWERHOUSES OF VITAMIN C, WHICH HAS BEEN SHOWN TO REDUCE THE RISK OF DEVELOPING MACULAR DEGENERATION AND CATARACTS.
TUNA, SALMON, MACKEREL, ANCHOVIES AND TROUT ARE RICH IN DHA, A FATTY ACID FOUND IN YOUR RETINA—LOW LEVELS OF WHICH HAVE BEEN LINKED TO DRY EYE SYNDROME
THEY’RE PACKED WITH LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN—ANTIOXIDANTS THAT, STUDIES SHOW, LOWER THE RISK OF DEVELOPING MACULAR DEGENERATION AND CATARACTS.