It’s the season for bountiful nutrition for eye health. Get to your local farmers market and load up on greens, colorful squash, and fresh eggs. These carotenoid-rich foods contribute to healthy eyes while preventing macular degeneration and cataracts. Here is a list of antioxidant-rich foods in-season now for eye health.
Lutein can be found in dark green leafy vegetables. Try these tasty options:
Zeaxanthin is rich in orange and yellow vegetables. Egg yolks are also a good source. Here are a few farmer’s market options:
Sunglasses along with a balanced diet, no smoking and exercise all contribute to healthy vision! Schedule your annual eye health exam at Glimpse to learn more.