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.

Nutrition and Eye Healt

Lutein can be found in dark green leafy vegetables. Try these tasty options:

Swiss chard
Brussel sprouts

Zeaxanthin is rich in orange and yellow vegetables. Egg yolks are also a good source. Here are a few farmer’s market options:

Sweet potatoes
Egg yolk
Yellow corn

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.

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