Try these foods to make sure you get enough eye protecting nutrients:

  • VITAMIN – A
    • Carrots
    • Sweet potatoes
    • butternut squash
  • LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN
    • Spinach
    • Kale
    • Collard greens
  • VITAMIN – C
    • Sweet peppers (red and green)
    • Kale
    • Strawberries
    • Oranges
  • BIOFLAVONOIDS
    • Citrus fruits
    • Cherries
    • Grapes
    • Plums
  • VITAMIN – E
    • Sunflower Seeds
    • Almonds
    • Hazelnuts
  • SELENIUM
    • Brazil Nuts
    • Beans
    • Oats
    • Mushrooms
  • ZINC
    • Wheat
    • Nuts
  • FATTY ACIDS
    • Walnuts
    • Hemp Seeds
    • Chia Seeds
    • Pumpkin Seeds
    • Flax Seeds

 

Recommended Daily Intake

The current daily recommendations for healthy eye nutrients, as suggested to slow the progression of eye disease, are:

  • 500 milligrams (mg) of Vitamin C
  • 400 international units of Vitamin E
  • 10 mg Lutein
  • 2 mg Zeaxanthin
  • 80 mg of Zinc Oxide
  • 2 mg of Copper Oxide
  • 55 mcg (micrograms) Selenium
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