Foods To Keep Your Eyes Healthy

Hindustan Times

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By Mehak Pal
Published Nov 16, 2021

Health

Here are some foods that can help keep your eyes healthy

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Dark green leafy vegetables

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They are rich in vitamin B, C, beta carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin which act as a natural sunscreen for the eyes

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Citrus fruits like oranges

They are rich in bioflavonoids and vitamin C which shield the eye lens from getting oxidised and becoming cloudy

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Dairy products

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The presence of vitamin A and zinc in dairy products protects the cornea and assists in disease resistance. It also aids in night vision

Eggs

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Egg yolk contains vitamin A, lutein, zeaxanthin and zinc which lowers the chances of age-related muscular degeneration and cataracts

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Carrots 

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Carrots contain beta-carotene which assist in improving night vision and prevent dry eyes

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