Physical sight is a precious gift we often take for granted. Are you keeping your peepers healthy? Mom used to tell us to eat our carrots. Turns out - she was right! Vitamin A is crucial for eye health. Also, goji berries, high in zeaxanthin, have crazy high levels of the type of antioxidants; protecting against age-related eye diseases as well as damage from UV light. Fill your plate with the goodness in salmon and other oily fish; green leafy veggies; eggs, nuts, beans, or other non-meat protein; oysters and pork; citrus fruits. Pack in the omega-3 fatty acids, zinc, lutein, vitamins C and E. Keeping a well-balanced diet also protects us from type 2 diabetes; the leading cause of blindness! Other obvious eye-friendly health tips are: Quit smoking! Wear sunglasses that block 99% of UVA and UVB rays. Use protective eyewear during sports or hazardous work environments. Give your eyes a break! Look away from that computer screen every 20 minutes and never work
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