Q: What can I do to improve and maintain healthy eyesight?
Here is a short list of foods that are beneficial for eye health:
Blueberries – as source of carotenoids, anthocyanins
Broccoli, collard greens, kale, green peas, red cabbage– as sources of lutein, the carotenoid that promotes eye health and helps prevent cataracts
Red and Orange bell pepper –as source of zeaxanthin
Spinach – as source of lutein/zeaxanthin, beta-carotene
Tomatoes – as source of lycopene, alpha and beta-carotene, lutein/zeaxanthin
Walnuts and walnut oil – anti-inflammatory properties
Kiwi – as source of lutein/zeaxanthin
Let us not forget the carrots, and fresh carrot juice to help improve eye health.
Also consider taking an eye supplement in addition to your daily multivitamin and minerals formula.
Interesting to read: Scientists link Nutrition and Eye Health
Flora Zorn, R.H.N.
Registered Holistic Nutritionist