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- Food Products
Green leafy vegetables
They're packed with lutein and zeaxanthin containing antioxidants that, lower the risk of developing macular degeneration and cataracts.
The yolk is a prime source of lutein and zeaxanthin and zinc, which also helps reduce macular degeneration risk.
Citrus and berries
These fruits are powerhouses of vitamin C, which has been shown to reduce the risk of developing macular degeneration and catarcts.
They're filled with vitamin C, which slows macular degeneration, researches shows. One handful (an ounce) provides about half of your daily dose of E.
Tuna, salmon, mackerel, anchovies and trout are rich in DHA, a fatty acid found in your retina which lowers the levels of which have been linked to the eye.
- Steps to take
Rest your eyes
Staring at a computer screen or focusing on one thing for a long period of time can tire your eyes. Experts advise reducing eyestrain by following the “20-20-20 rule”: Look up from whatever you’re doing every 20 minutes and focus on something about 20 feet away for 20 seconds.
Manage your health conditions
If you have a health condition like high blood pressure or diabetes, it could affect your eye health. Make sure you alert your eye doctor if you have any health conditions so that you can work together to manage your eye health along with your overall health. Maintaining a healthy weight will benefit your eye.
Practice healthy lifestyle habits
It’s not just about eating carrots! You may be able to boost your eye health with a balanced diet rich in veggies. fruits, and fish because research suggests that these foods contain nutrients that may help reduce your risk of certain eye diseases.