6 foods that have negative impact on eye health

A balanced diet with a variety of whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats, is

Updated on Mar 25, 2023 05:30 PM IST 7 Photos

Certain dietary choices can increase the risk of certain eye conditions. There are several foods that promote good eye health while there are some that can affect eye health. Here are seven foods or dietary habits that may have a negative impact on eye health: (Unsplash)

Trans fats: Trans fats found in fried foods, baked goods, and processed snacks can increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition that can cause vision loss. (Unsplash)

Salt: A diet high in salt can increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, which is a major risk factor for glaucoma. (Pinterest)


Lack of fruits and vegetables: A diet lacking in fruits and vegetables can lead to a lack of essential vitamins and nutrients that are important for eye health, including vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene.(Pixabay)

Excessive alcohol consumption: Heavy drinking can lead to nutritional deficiencies, including a lack of vitamin A, which is essential for good vision. (File Photo)