Just like you want to eat healthy to benefit your skin, brain, heart, waistline, and other body parts, eating healthy has great benefits for your eyes. While your eyes don’t seem like they can be affected by what you consume, this is not the case. When we choose to eat healthy, we tend to think of how it’s going to affect our brain function, our energy levels, and, if you’re trying to lose weight, our waistline. But it’s time to start thinking about how the food we consume affects the health of our eyes and vision. Not only that, but healthy eating works to reduce the risk of obtaining or developing eye diseases, like cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. Preventative eyecare is essential.
The best types of food that we can eat for our eye health are antioxidants, like lutein, beta carotene (found in carrots), omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, zeaxanthin, and vitamins A,C, and E. In today’s blog post, we’re going to be listing a few of the best foods you can eat to promote overall eye health. Whether you’re struggling with the health of your vision and eyes, or you’re wanting to take preventative eyecare action to ward off any risk of disease, you’re going to want to keep reading this blog post.