diet that might help your eyes? Think green.
ophthalmologist Dr. Jonathan Rosin recommends a diet rich in
green, leafy vegetables, plus adding in two servings of fish a
all the things that mom told you to do," Rosin said.
federal National Eye Instituteís Age-Related Eye Disease
Study found that taking in high levels of antioxidants and
zinc can reduce the risk of macular degeneration by about 25
spinach, kale, broccoli, lettuce.
are diets that really tend to provoke less eye diseases than
other diets," he said.
American Academy of Ophthalmology, too, suggests a few foods
to keep eyes healthy. It recommends a diet of foods low in fat
and rich in fruits, veggies and grains.
example, kale has nutrients that might lower the risk for
macular degeneration and cataracts, according to the AAO.
Other greens that support eye health are collards and romaine
lettuce because they contain lutein and zeaxanthin, important
suggests making salmon one of your fish servings because it
contains omega-3 fatty acids, which are good for your eyes and
heart. It says kidney beans are a good source of zinc.