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Save Your Vision: Eat for Eye Health

Save Your Vision: Eat for Eye Health

For the second installment of our Save Your Vision series, we’re talking food!

Did you know that incorporating certain foods into your diet is one of the best ways to protect your vision? Eating your way to eye health, that’s right!

Here are the best eye healthy foods to add to your plate:

Broccoli 
Yellow Corn
Bell Peppers
Green Peas
Spinach
Kale
Turnip Greens

These delicious veggies contain the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which are antioxidants that may protect against cataracts and AMD.

Almonds
Cashews
Walnuts
Flaxseed

Crunchy & satisfying, nuts like almonds and cashews are packed with vitamin E, which has been shown to reduce the risk of AMD. And walnuts and flaxseed contain omega-3 fatty acids which are known to support eye health.

Tuna
Salmon
Scallops

These popular seafoods are packed with omega-3 fatty acids, which support eye health as well as general health.

Oranges
Citrus Fruits
Persimmons
Berries (like blueberries)

Sweet treats from nature to support your eye health! Citrus fruits are full of eye healthy vitamin C, and so are berries like blueberries.

Add these eye friendly foods to your diet to support your eye health.

 

 

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