An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind, a famous quote by Mahatma Gandhi. Well, that was in a different context. If we don’t take care of our eye, then we all are bound to go blind, it wouldn’t take another person to make you blind. Well, here are a few Superfood for eyes. These items to help you keep your eyes sharp.
Spinach: Eat as much as green as you can, spinach, mustard leaves, collard greens, etc. Spinach contains a lot of vitamin A which we all know is good for our eyes, it prevents us from falling prey to night-blindness. Vitamin A protects the cornea. The best effect of spinach can be extracted by chucking it down in liquid form every morning on an empty stomach.
Salmon: Salmon is an excellent agent that protects your eye from damage and also from blindness. Salmon contains Omega-3-fatty acid, which help ward off age related macular degeneration. Try taking salmon twice a week in the form of meals or soup.
Carrots: Remember the bugs bunny? He always used to eat carrots, that was for a reason. Carrots contain vitamin A in the form in beta-carotene, which shield your cornea from damage and night-blindness. Carrots increase the pigment density in the macula, which in-turn reduces macular degeneration.
Blueberries: Blueberries have a wide range of uses, they are very useful for the human system, one of the uses is obviously for the eyes. Blueberries support healthy eye functioning through their anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Also, blueberries can improve the vision and strengthens the blood vessel behind the eyes. Along with blueberries, you should try blackberries, mulberries, cranberries etc.
Sweet potato: When we were kids, didn’t we all have a Mr. Potato head? Well, guess what? Mr. Sweet Potato head has lots of properties to keep your eyes capable. Potatoes can prevent cataract and also glaucoma. Sweet potato also safeguards your eyes against viral and bacterial infection.
Peppers: Pepper is a rich mine for vitamin A and C. Enjoy the variety of peppers for the overall health of your eyes, including red, yellow, orange, green and even purple. Pepper also has other rich properties like vitamin B6, Lutein, Beta-carotene, which are good for your eyes and other parts of your body.
Don’t forget to add these to your diet and sharpen your eyesight. The only way to enjoy the beauty of life is by experiencing it with the miracle of sight.