10 Foods That Boost Eye Health

Eat these foods to benefit your eyes.

10 Foods That Boost Eye Health

By Toni Gasparis

According to the American Optometric Association, research has shown that certain nutrients in foods can help reduce your risk of eye problems like age-related macular degeneration, cataracts, and vision loss. Add these foods into your shopping cart the next time you go to the grocery store and integrate them into your daily diet so you can eat your way to healthy eyes.


Eggs

Eggs

Your eyes contain the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin which protects them from light's harmful high-energy wavelengths. Eggs naturally contain these essential nutrients, so protect yourself from eye diseases like age-related macular degeneration by adding a sunny side up over a bed of spinach into your diet.

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