Start Eating These 26 Foods The Moment You Notice Your Vision Getting Worse

by DailyHealthPost Editorial

foods that are good for your eyes

17. Apricots

This delicious snack, whether eaten dry or raw, is packed with vitamin A, E, and other eye-healthy nutrients (26,27).

18. Tomatoes

Nearly every variety of tomato is great for your eyesight, even sweet cherry tomatoes (28). They’re high in lutein and zeaxanthin, which protect your eyes against light damage. Lycopene another compound in the fruit, protect against age-related macular degeneration (29).

19. Dried Marjoram

Like basil, this herb supplies all the vitamin A you need with just two ounces of the dried stuff (30). Why not combine both herbs and give your eyes more complete support?

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20. Spinach

The more spinach you eat, the more your eyes and muscles will thank you. One cup of the raw leafy green provides 50% of the vitamin A your body needs, so make sure to eat it alongside other foods high in vitamin A (31).

21. Peaches

These sumptuous fruits are high in Vitamin C, potassium, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and iron as well as vitamin A. One peach is equivalent provide 11% of your daily intake of vitamin A as well as plenty of other nutrients (32).

22. Papaya

This tropical fruit is a sweet treat for your eyes thanks to its high levels of vitamin A and other health-promoting nutrients (33). Don’t forget to eat the seeds too, since they’re miraculous for your liver.

23. Red Bell Peppers

Red bell pepper is one of those veggies you can add to any meal or eat as a snack. It’s flavorful, packed with vitamin C, and a great source of vitamin A too (34).

24. Dandelion Greens

Dandelion greens may not sound appetizing, but they are edible!

Throw them into a salad if you aren’t a fan of how they taste: just make sure not to use greens that may have been treated with pesticides. One cup of dandelion greens supplies 112% of your daily value of vitamin A (35).

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25. Beef Liver

By now you probably understand that liver is great for your eyes. This once-popular cut of meat is great for your liver and your eyes. A single 70g slice has more than 400% your daily value of vitamin A.

It’s also a great source of iron, which ensures that your red blood cells are working efficiently. Best of all, it’s only 130 calories per slice and contains nearly 20g of protein (36).

26. Fortified Oatmeal

Grains, like dairy, are often fortified to make up for some of the nutrients the general population lacks. Vitamin A and D both constitute nutrients that are added to these foods (37).

While it’s always best to get your nutrients from fresh produce and unmodified foods, fortified foods will increase your intake of these important vitamins.

Make sure to eat these foods that are good for your eyes to keep your vision sharp well into old age.

To protect your eyesight even more, don’t forget to wear sunglasses, quit smoking, wear protective eyewear, take breaks away from computer screens, and visit your eye doctor regularly (38,39).

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