Nutrition plays a huge role in your eye health, so knowing what foods to focus on to maintain ocular health is key. Through research, many essential nutrients have been identified to help your eyes and vision. I'm sure your grandmother always made you eat your carrots because they were good for your eyes, but there is much more out there than just carrots.
Essential Nutrients for Your Eyes and Where to Find Them:
- Lutein & Zeaxanthin: Kale, Spinach, Collards, Corn, Green Peas, Broccoli, Green Beans and Eggs
- Vitamin C: Oranges, Citrus Fruits and Citrus Juices
- Vitamin E: Nuts, Fortified Cereals and Sweet Potatoes
- Zinc: Red Meats, Fortified Cereals and Milk
Source: Protect Your Eyes. (2014, June 1). AOA Focus, 1, 53.