Protect Your Eyesight With Produce
You may have seen bottles of multivitamins boasting
that they now contain lutein, a compound that aids eye
health. What is this compound, do you need it, and is
there a way you can get it without popping open that
bottle every day? What other things can you eat to protect
your eyesight? The produce aisle is full of good ideas.
- Avocados Don’t pass on the avocado!
This creamy treat is packed with lutein, promoting
vision and dressing up a tortilla chip at the same
time. Lutein may help prevent macular degeneration,
of vision that affects people as they age.
- Squash and sweet potatoes. These rich orange-colored vegetables
are rich in phytochemicals that may help
prevent against loss of eyesight.
- Carrots Bugs
Bunny was right, carrots are a great produce choice
for good health and vision. Carrots
are rich in
beta carotene, which is converted into Vitamin
A by the body and helps protect healthy vision.
make you see better if you already have healthy
eyesight, but a carrot a day will help you keep
you do have longer.
A diet rich in Fresh1 produce will keep your eyes and
your whole body healthy. Try to eat five servings of
fruit or vegetables every day.