When assessing eye health your diet is always a good place to start. Are you eating the foods that are best for your eyes? There is good nutrition for your eyes that can be had from a variety of different foods not just carrots. Find out below which foods boost your eye health. 


FISH

Fish such as tuna, salmon and mackerel are full of Omega 3 fatty acids. Which help to protect against dry eye, macular degeneration and even cataracts.

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EGGS

The vitamins and minerals in eggs such as Lutein and Vitamin A, can protect from night blindness and dry eyes, serving to promote eye health & function.

LEAFY GREENS

Leafy greens such as Spinach, Kale & Collard are filled with lutein & zeaxanthin that can help stem the development of macular degeneration and cataracts.

WHOLE GRAINS

The vitamin E, Zinc & Niacin found in whole grains can promote overall eye health. Why not try swapping refined carbohydrates for whole grain alternatives for an easy way to add them into your diet.

CITRUS FRUITS & BERRIES

Oranges, Grapefruits, Lemons & Berries are high in Vitamin C which can help reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataract.

NUTS

The vitamin E, Zinc & Niacin found in whole grains can promote overall eye health. Why not try swapping refined carbohydrates for whole grain alternatives for an easy way to add them into your diet.

LEGUMES

Legumes such as kidney beans, black eyed peas and lentils are sources of bioflavonoids and zinc which can help protect the retina and reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataract.

SUPER SUPPLEMENTS

Supplements such as Fish oil, Flaxseed oil and Black Currant oil contain Omega 3 fatty acids which help prevent dry eye syndrome, macular degeneration & cataracts.


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