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Monday 26 June 2023

When you Need to Support your eyes

Introduction Our eyes is one of the most cherished part of our body and most people if they have a choice would rather loose one hand or leg than to loose the eyes. We must therefore consume foods that supports our eyes especially as we age. There are also habits we must desist from in order to preserve our eyes. Here are top foods to help support our eyes:

 1. Leafy Greens: 

Kale, spinach, and other dark, leafy greens are high in lutein and zeaxanthin. These antioxidants protect the macula in the retina of your eyes and protect them  from damage.

 2. Fatty Fish:

Salmon, tuna, and other oily fish are rich in omega-3 fatty acids. These reduce inflammation and help prevent age-related macular degeneration. 

 3. Eggs

The yolk of an egg is rich in lutein, zeaxanthin, and zinc. These protect against night blindness, cataracts, and age-related macular degeneration. 

 4. Nuts

Almonds, walnuts, and other nuts are high in omega-3 fatty acids, vitamin E, and zinc, which help reduce inflammation and lower the risk of age-related eye problems.

 5. Garlic 

Garlic is also great for our eyes. Try consuming 1 or 2 cloves of raw garlic before going to bed especially if your eyes needs support or had been under stress. you will notice how the mucus are gathered around the eyes by the time you wake up in the morning 

 6. Citrus Fruits

Oranges, lemons, and other citrus fruits are high in vitamin C and antioxidants. These protect the eyes from free radical damage. 

 7. Carrots

Carrots are high in beta-carotene, a type of vitamin A that gives the vegetable its orange color. This vitamin helps keep the eyes healthy and prevents night blindness.

 8. Whole Grains: 

Brown rice, quinoa, and other whole grains are high in vitamin E, zinc, and niacin, which help protect against cataracts and age-related macular degeneration.

 9. Mangoes and Pawpaw fruit

 These are both high in vitamin A which supports the eyes

 10. Bitter cola:

This is is not known to may but each time, My eyes are going through serious stress worsen by poor sleep and screens effect, I go for bitter, just one medium size bittercola for 3 days and it settles it and boosts my immune system. 

 11. Water

 Being properly hydrated at all times is another great way to suppport the eyes especial in the morning as water therapy.


 It is important endeavour to get as much sleep as possible as this also helps reduce stress and support the eyes.


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