Your eyes are what you eat Part 2/2

June 20, 2019

Did you know your eyes are what you eat? Yes! Our diet, what we eat, influences our vision and the health of our eyes. Here are some suggestions of vision friendly foods:

Eggs

Eggs rank as one of the best foods to when it comes to eye care. The yolk is a preferred source of lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as zinc, which contributes to reducing the risk of macular degeneration associated with age as well as prevent cell damage and loss of eyesight.

Fish

When it comes to fish and eye-care, go for salmon, tuna, trout, anchovies and mackerel. They contain fatty acids which help prevent dry eyes. They are also rich in vitamin A, which prevents night blindness, a disease that develops by the lack of this vitamin.

Red Fruit

Blueberries, blackberries, cherries, strawberries, raspberries … All good examples of antioxidant foods and good sources of vitamin c and flavonoids. They help prevent vision loss and macular degeneration. Red fruits also counteract the progression of diseases such as glaucoma.

Euro Optics UK Ltd is one of the UK’s largest importer, wholesaler and distributer of eyewear, with over 30 years’ experience. If you wish to know more about sunglasses, reading glasses and eyewear, keep checking our blog or visit Euro Optics UK | Wholesaler of Sunglasses, Reading Glasses and Optical Frames at www.euro-optics.co.uk.

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