Diseases like cataract and age related macular degeneration may be prevented by nutrients like zinc, vitamin C and E, omega 3 fatty acids and lutein. These are found in good proportions in foods like:
• Green Leafy vegetables like spinach
• Citrus fruits like oranges, sweet lime and lemons
• Nuts and beans
• Non veg food items like egg, oily fish like salmon
Off course, in addition to all these, carrots are famously a good source of Vitamin A which is essential for healthy night vision.
The next time you go grocery shopping, remember to shop for your eyes too!
Just like good food is essential to take care of one’s eyes, a regular eye check up is also highly recommended. Even if you do not suffer from any eye complaints, it is advised that you should have an eye test at least once every two years. Click here to book an appointment with an eye specialist at one of Mumbai’s top eye hospitals, Orbit Eye Hospital in Jogeshwari.