Peanut Butter is one of the best sources of vitamin E, which is a fat-soluble vitamin and potent antioxidant that helps prevent cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
Blueberries have been associated with helping reduce eye fatigue, and also contain anthocyanins, which are eye-nourishing nutrients that have been known to improve night vision. Blueberries also contain important minerals such as selenium and zinc, which help to maintain good vision.
Cold-water fish such as salmon, tuna, cod, haddock and sardines are packed with Omega-3 oils. Fish are rich in EPA and DHA, which are important for cellular health. DHA also makes up 30 per cent of the fatty acids that comprise the retina.
Tomatoes contain lycopene and lutein, which are helpful to maintain good vision. Lycopene also contains antioxidants, which help protect the eyes from sun damage.
Dark chocolate contains flavonoids that protect the blood vessels in your eyes. Strong blood vessels are particularly important to keep your cornea and lens healthy and strong.
Milton Optometry welcomes infants, toddlers and children of all ages to our family-friendly office! Visit www.miltonoptometry.ca or phone 905-636-9500 to reserve an appointment for your family.
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