Almost 5000 people in America lose their eyesight unnecessarily each year. Most are due to common eye disease, such as cataracts and glaucoma, which can be avoidable by suitable diets and good habits.
A balanced diet and a good habit are introduced to keep good eyesight in the following.
Blueberry is rich for antioxidants which can effectively prevent the age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) mostly happened among the elderly. ARMD is regarded as the main cause of age-related blindness, so eating more blueberries can delay or avoid the disease.
Spinach is abundant with lutein which can also prevent the ARMD and cataracts diseases. Fat, such as olive oil is suggested to take with spinach for better absorption.
Red onion but not the yellow one is affluent in element of quercetin, one kind of antioxidants, which can act as the same function to guard against ARMD and cataracts diseases.
Fish is full of omeg-3 fatty acids which is the bane for dry eyes. You are recommended to have fish twice a week. If you are not able to take fish for some reason, you can exchange for other kind of food containing the same nutrients.
Sweet potato contains high Vitamin A, which is useful for enhancing the night vision.
Greasy or sweet foods, high in omega-6 fatty acids, deteriorate or cause the ARMD disease. So you'd better be away with this kind of food, including potato chips and hamburgers.
Multivitamin pills contain various different Vitamins which are needed by our body to keep in an excellent condition, so you can take the pills every day to guarantee the body requirement. At least 150mg Vitamin C is needed to prevent cataracts effectively.
Smoking is bad for your whole body, and eye is no exception. Smoking is one reason for ARMD, glaucoma and dry eyes. Considering from your eyesight, please get rid of the awful habit.
Do not let the air from air-conditioner to blow your eyes directly. Because long time exposure will increase the choice of dry eyes, then the following corneal abrasion.
Do adjust your computer below your eye level to make sure that your eyes can be half-closed when looking at the screen. In this way, the possibility of fluid evaporation and dry eyes can be greatly reduced.
No one would like to get an eye surgery. No one would like to wear eyeglasses. However, everyone would like to have good eyesight. If you pay attention to your daily lifestyle, you may discover that it is possible to maintain good vision in a natural, effective and cheap way.