Top three foods for maintaining good eyesight

Do not take your eyes for granted. One of the major health issues faced by millions of people across the globe is eye problems.  Some serious eye problems include Macular degeneration, colour blindness, excess tearing and several others. Often times most people suffer from these problems due to aging. As you age, even your eye sight tends to deteriorate.

One of the effective way to protect your eye sight is to consume a well-balanced diet.  Here are a top three foods to incorporate in your diet.

•    Eggs- One of the healthy food to incorporate in your diet are eggs. Egg yolks contain lutein, zeaxanthin, Zinc and vitamins A, all of these are essential for a good eye sight. The zeaxanthin and lutein decrease the chances of getting affected by serious eye issues. The presence of Zinc helps to protect the retina from getting damaged.


•    Red bell peppers-Many of us might not be aware of the fact that red bell peppers contribute towards good eye sight. Research proved that this vegetable reduces the chances of getting cataracts. Red bell peppers are good for the blood vessels inside the eyes.


•    Salmon- For those of you who enjoy eating fish, make sure to eat salmon regularly as it helps you to maintain a good eye health. The omega-3 fatty acids contribute to visual development.

Other foods to eat: Kale, beans and legumes, carrots, almonds, dairy products, oranges, broccoli, spinach and etc.

-Akhila kakarala
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