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7 Foods That Will Improve Your Eyesight

Besides getting fit and worry about staying healthy, have you thought about your eyes?

Your eyes are definitely a very important part of your body and you need to maintain excellent eyesight for years to come! If you are young it may be tempting to tell yourself that you won’t be old for a while – why worry about it now? However, the truth is starting now and applying the right tips will maintain your eyes for years to come. Your eyes most certainly deserve it.

So applying a few fundamental rules as well as discovering the right kind of food to eat to take care of your eyes is important. Only you have control of your diet and what food your body is taking in. So choose wisely and start eating the pertinent foods that will keep your eyesight excellent for years to come. Here are 10 foods that will help improve your eyes:

1. Spinach: Protect your eyes from eye diseases by eating spinach. Spinach contains a caratenoid, which is called lutein. This protects your eyes from macular degeneration and getting cataracts when you are older.

2. Garlic: Continue to improve your eyesight by implementing garlic. Garlic contains sulfur, which will make your lens resilient and stronger over time.

3. Apricots: Start eating more apricots because they have lots of vitamin A, which helps restore your eyes after they’ve been affected by free radicals. You’ll also find caretenoids in apricots, which will help improve your vision.

4. Carrots: You’ve probably heard a lot about carrots and the reason why is they are great for your eyes! Containing a lot of vitamin A and the antioxidant beta carotene, carrots are excellent for your eye health. They also help prevent blindness!

5. Eggs: This is another type of food that’s very good for your eyes. Eggs have great vitamins and they also contain sulfur, lecithin, amino acids, and more. These all will help prevent eye problems such as cataracts later in life.

6. Soy: Do you like soy milk? If you do you’re in luck because soy contains vitamin E, natural anti-inflammatory agents, and other great vitamins. Besides, soy milk soy can be found in other products such as beans, yogurt, and other food items too.

7. Dark Chocolate: If you have a sweet tooth you are in luck! There’s one delicious dessert that will help your eyes. Dark chocolate contains flavanoids and this will help protect the blood vessels in your eyes. So help your lens and cornea stay in great shape by occasionally eating dark chocolate. You can eat it guilt free knowing you’re doing your eyes good!

So now that you have a great list of food items that will help your eyesight and overall eye health, head to the grocery store and stock up on these key food items.

Your eye health is very important because you need to see well without having problems for years to come! So take your eyesight seriously and start eating foods that will help improve your eyes now.

Sierra is a freelance writer and blogger who loves to write about a variety of topics, from fashion to fitness. Connect with her on her blog Ocean Dreams.

7 Comments

  1. Melinda Lawrence

    June 27, 2015 at 7:12 pm

    All the Green vegetables and also small fishes helps to increase your eyesight. The food you described here is for the north american people and I know the food habit of South Asian People they have different source of food to increase their eye sight. I like your writing very much, people must be aware what they are eating.

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  2. Lisa Johnson

    February 17, 2013 at 12:17 am

    Good stuff thnx for sharing & caring! Smiles

  3. farhana

    October 22, 2012 at 7:12 am

    oh its a great thing uncle…

  4. johanmathews

    September 10, 2012 at 5:02 am

    It is really awesome implication! I hope it will help to recover those who have eye weakness. So I will try to maintain this suggestion to improve my eye sight. So thanks for this nice tips. Keep it up. We are looking forward!

  5. Lucia

    August 21, 2012 at 5:01 pm

    All bs
    iam 73 and ican see better now than when i was 22. I do have a real story to tell . ican read sew knit drive with no glasses.

  6. MrJ302A

    June 9, 2012 at 5:47 pm

    I eat all of those suggestions and I’m still blind as a bat.  :-)

    • oceandreams4sierra

      June 17, 2012 at 7:38 pm

       @MrJ302A Keep trying, hopefully it will help! ;)

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