May 20, 2016

Vitamin C and Eye Health: Eat these Fruits and Veggies

By: Beyond Vision Team
What do these Fruits and Vegetables have in common?

What do these Fruits and Vegetables have in common?


Maintaining good eye health isn’t just about attending your routine eye check-ups with your optometrist. Our BV doctors highly recommend integrating a healthy lifestyle and diet into your daily routine to keep your eyes and body healthy and happy!

There are many studies that suggest that foods rich in Vitamin C are also an amazing source of bioflavonoids, which means that these foods are packed with antioxidants!

What does this mean for your eye health?

The combination of Vitamin C and bioflavonoids in your long-term diet provides your body with powerful antioxidants that can help prevent cataracts and macular degeneration and also promote corneal health.

Foods Rich in Vitamin C:

Bell Peppers
Citrus Fruits
Broccoli
Berries
Green Leafy Vegetables
Kiwis
Mangoes



Improving your eye health is just a few delicious fruits and veggies away!

Remember to always seek the advice of your health care provider with any questions you may have regarding any medical condition or drug interactions.

Book an appointment with one of our doctors today!

Source:
http://www.myeyes.com/antioxidants.shtml
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