The eye can easily become infected by outside pathogens. The eye also naturally degrades over time resulting in cataracts and macular degeneration. But, by following proper guidelines and shaping your diet properly you can protect your eyes every day.
Quit Smoking- The increased levels of carcinogens in the bodies of smokers contributes to greater cell breakdown and increased risk of free radicals and cancerous cells.
Exercise More- Regular exercise can prevent the development of macular degeneration. The renewal of energy can flood the body with beneficial hormones to increase healing and repair.
Oranges- This fruit is a great source of vitamin c. Along with boosting the immune system, the ascorbic acid in oranges also functions as an antioxidant and protects vision from cataracts and macular degeneration.
Kale- Green leafy vegetables are excellent ways to protect eye health. Kale is rich in lutein and zeaxanthin these prevent age related macular degeneration and slow the development of cataracts.
Carrots- One of the nutrients commonly connected to eye health and vision improvement is beta carotene a great source of this nutrient is carrots!
Nuts- Vitamin E is an important weapon in the fight against macular degeneration and cataracts, so adding foods that are packed with this vitamin is very beneficial. Nuts and seeds are great sources of vitamin E.
Get started today and find these foods at your local grocery store.
Love & Light,
Love & Light,