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    **Shiza khan** Female

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    Default Amazing foods for eyesight?

    5 Foods for Healthy Eyes

    Beyond carrots

    You've probably heard that carrots and other orange-colored fruits and vegetables promote eye health and protect vision, and it's true: Beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that gives these foods their orange hue, helps the retina and other parts of the eye to function smoothly.

    But eating your way to good eyesight isn't only about beta-carotene. Though their connection to vision isn't as well-known, several other vitamins and minerals are essential for healthy eyes. Make these five foods a staple of your diet to keep your peepers in tip-top shape.

    Leafy greens

    They're packed with lutein and zeaxanthin—antioxidants that, studies show, lower the risk of developing macular degeneration and cataracts.

    Eggs

    The yolk is a prime source of lutein and zeaxanthin—plus zinc, which also helps reduce your macular degeneration risk, according to Paul Dougherty, MD, medical director of Dougherty Laser Vision in Los Angeles.

    Citrus and berries

    These fruits are powerhouses of vitamin C, which has been shown to reduce the risk of developing macular degeneration and cataracts.

    Almonds

    They're filled with vitamin E, which slows macular degeneration, research shows. One handful (an ounce) provides about half of your daily dose of E.

    Fatty fish

    Tuna, salmon, mackerel, anchovies and trout are rich in DHA, a fatty acid found in your retina—low levels of which have been linked to dry eye syndrome, says Jimmy Lee, MD, director of refractive surgery at Montefiore Medical Center, in New York City.

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    **rosie** Female

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    Hey. Very helpful. Thanks for sharing this!!!

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    **Patricia Escobar** Female

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    Well, list mentioned above is very helpful. Eye protection is very important because eyes are one of the important body parts. Eyes can be prevented by taking some safety measures like Eyes must be protected from getting direct contact with sun, always wash eyes time-to-time, etc. One of the most important way to prevent eyes is by wearing wholesale sunglasses. Wearing wholesale designer sunglasses help to protect your eyes from UV rays and as well as it looks stylish and fashionable.

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    **Marie Miguel** Female

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    We often take our eyes for granted. We'll only realize how important they are until they don't work properly anymore. I have read somewhere about drinking carrot juice everyday. Makes sense to me.


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