With a new year starting, many resolutions involve leading a healthier lifestyle. Whether it's to lose weight, drink less, exercise more or all of the above. We all try to start the year off on a healthy note. Now that the holiday season is over, it (somehow) becomes much easier to eat healthy. I think it might have to do with the lack of turkey and dressing and Christmas cookies, but I could be wrong. 

In your journey to better yourself and eat healthy, don't forget about your eyes. We've covered the best foods to ensure eye health before, so this is just a refresher. The American Optometric Association advises that certain nutrients in your diet could delay the progression of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and trust me, it's never too early to start taking care of yourself. So even if you are a hip, young thing (people still stay hip, yeah?), take this advice in to consideration. 

Zinc 
Foods: Red meat, milk

Lutein & Zeaxanthin
Foods: Kale, spinach, collards, corn, green peas, broccoli, green beans, eggs

Vitamin E
Foods: Nuts, sweet potatoes

Vitamin C
Foods: Oranges, citrus

 

 

Source:  Essential Eye Nutrients. (2014, October 1). AOA Focus, 1, 20