Nutrition Tips for Your Eyes
The same healthy diet that's good for your heart and arteries can help preserve your eyes and vision.
That's not surprising. "Vision depends on tiny capillaries that supply the retina and other parts of the eye with nutrients and oxygen," says Monique Roy, MD, a professor at the New Jersey Medical School's Institute of Ophthalmology and Visual Science. "Keeping those arteries healthy is essential."
As part of an overall healthy diet, several key nutrients appear to be particularly important to preserving sight as we get older.
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