Incorporating certain foods and vitamins can help maintain and restore eyesight, as well as prevent diseases that can have an impact on your vision.
Rich in Vitamin A, carrots help maintain the surface linings of the eyes and the respiratory, urinary, and intestinal tracts.
Cold Water Fish
Cod, tuna, mackerel and other cold water fish are an excellent source of DHA, which provides structural support to cell membranes, and is recommended for dry eyes, treatment for macular degeneration (the leading cause of blindness in the United States), and sight preservation.
Rich in cysteine, sulfur, lecithin, amino acids and lutein, which protect the lens of the eye from cataract formation.
Blueberries and Grapes
These foods contain anthocyanins, which improve night vision. A cup full of blueberries, huckleberry jam, or a 100 mg bilberry supplement should improve dark adaptation within 30 minutes.
Scientists have found that goji is able to reduce the time it takes for vision to adapt to darkness. A powerful antioxidant, it may also protect against cataracts.
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