In this article show you some foods for eye protection and better eyesight.
Lutein and zeaxanthin are antioxidants that protect and maintain healthy cells – and they’re abundant in these dark vegetables. They act like “internal sunglasses” that can “filter harmful blue waves.” Another bonus is that these vegetables are also high in vitamin A, which is good for the eyes.
A one-cup serving of sweet potato has more than the full daily requirement for vitamin A. And yes, there is another orange, vitamin A-rich option that’s more commonly associated with protecting our peepers: carrots.
Vitamin E might slow macular degeneration and can also decrease risk of cataracts. Wheat germ is top source for vitamin E, as well as other tasty options like almonds, sunflower seeds, peanut butter and the aforementioned sweet potato.