Priscilla Ahemen Maakuna
The eyes are one of the most important organs in our body that we should not joke with.
Eye problems are among the major health challenges many people both young and old are battling today and if not treated cautiously could serve as an impairment for life.
According to reports gathered from Healthline, eating certain foods that are rich in nutrients such as vitamins, minerals and antioxidants may help prevent serious eye problems.
These six foods are
Egg yolks are loaded with many eye beneficial nutrients such as vitamin A, lutein, zinc and zeaxanthin. Eating eggs daily has been found to prevent contracts, one of the most serious eye conditions in old age.
– Milk And Milk Products
Dairy products such as milk and milk products like yoghurt contain vitamin A and zinc. Taking these dairy products regularly has been found to prevent cataracts and help with night vision.
This fruit is high in vitamin C. Studies have shown that taking oranges regularly, helps to prevent the development of eye problems such as cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration and maintains healthy blood vessels in the eye.
This is a well-known superfood for the eyes. It contains vitamin A and beta-carotene, which helps to prevent eye infections.
These nuts are rich in vitamin E and have been found to prevent age-related vascular degeneration and cataracts. To get these benefits, you can eat them as snacks or in your yoghurt and salads.
Fishes that are rich in omega-3 fatty acids such as salmon help to contribute to the development of good vision. They also help to maintain a healthy retina and prevent dry eyes.