Insights from The Orlando Senior Help: Desk Healthy foods for the eyes
November 3, 2023
Eating healthy food is one key to reducing the risk of developing eye diseases.
Leafy Greens: Leafy greens are a good source of zeaxanthin and lutein, which are related to beta carotene and vitamin A, which may help protect eye tissues from sunlight damage and reduce the risk of aging. Dark leafy vegetables include kale, turnip greens, spinach, collard greens, or broccoli.
Strawberries: Strawberries are good for your eyes and contain plenty of vitamin C. This antioxidant may help lower your risk of developing cataracts and slow the progression of age-related macular degeneration. Also, oth...