Aging comes with it's own numerous physical and psychological challenges. Once you get to a certain point in life , your are at a high risk of contracting some diseases such high blood pressure, stroke, diabetes and obesity as well. There is therefore the need to maintain a very healthy lifestyle.
Aside from several cardiovascular disesases, the eye is also another vital organ which becomes vunerable at old age.
Your diet plays a really important role in your eye health you grow older. In this article we are going to be looking at 5 foods for good eyesight.
1. Nuts and legumes
Nuts and legumes are essential in our diet on a daily basis . There are highly fortified with a Omega-3s and Vitamin E as well which are good for the eye.
2. Leafy green vegetables:
Leafy green vegetables such as Kale, spinach, and collard are very healthy for your eyes. There are fortified in two essential vitamins, vitamins C and E. They also contain carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin. These help to prevent long-term eye diseases.
Carrots are one of the best food for good eyesight. They can be eaten raw or cooked. There are rich in beta-carotene. They are also good for lowering cholesterol levels.
4. Sweet potatoes:
When you take in sweet potatoes, the body coverts the beta-carotene present present in the sweet potato to vitamin A. This vitamin helps in preventing dry eyes and night blindness as well.
Egg is a good food rich is protein as you probably already know. But not only that, it is also rich is vitamin A, lutein and zinc ,which are all very vital to to your eye health.
If you want healthy eyes as you age, take in more of this foods regularly.
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