|Diet and Lifestyle for Healthy Eyes|
Infographic from Ultralase
This infographic entitled "Love Your Eyes" illustrates and provides some key facts and tips to inspire you keep your amazing human eyes healthy and protect your eyesight. These tips include:
❤ Eating a healthy diet of foods that are high in Vitamin A and Beta Carotene, Vitamin C and Bioflavonoids, Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Lutein, Zeaxanthin, Zinc, Selenium, Omega-3 fatty acids and other micronutrients.
As an example, excellent vegetable sources of Vitamin A and Beta Carotene include:
✿ Sweet Potatoes
The body does not generate Lutein (a powerful antioxidant) so its necessary to obtain it from our diet. Fortunately, many fruits and vegetables contain Lutein. Some of the best sources are:
✿ Leafy Green Vegetables
For more information regarding nutrition and eye health, visit All About Vision - Nutrition and Vitamins for Your Eyes and American Optometric Association - Diet and Nutrition.
❤ Protecting your eyes from the sun, never looking at the sun directly.
❤ Exercising on a regular basis - choose exercise levels and duration appropriate to your level of conditioning.
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Infographic source and more information on eyesight and eye health: Ultralase