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Foods For Vision

We’ve all heard the myth that if you eat too many carrots, you’ll turn orange. Well it’s not true, so stop worrying and scarf down some of these foods that are great for your vision. And hey, if you Do turn orange, your eyes will work well enough for you to notice.

 Foods rich in sulfur help produce glutathione, an antioxidant good for the eyes. Some glutathione food sources are:

Onions

 Scallions

 Shallots

 Garlic

Chives

Foods that contain quercetin are also great for the eyes. Quercetin promotes health of the small blood vessels in the eyes. Foods high in quercetin are:

Carrots

Squash

Capers

Buckwheat

Red Onions (raw)

Green Hot Chili Peppers

Scallions (raw)

Cranberries (raw)

Ligonberries (the Swedish berries at Ikea!)

Tarragon

Kale (raw)

Black currants (raw)

White onion (raw)

Prenatal Vitamins aren’t just for pregnant women. Anyway you can get your Vitamins B and E, do so. A deficiency of these vitamins could cause vision problems. Try some of these sources of these visionary vitamins.

Vitamin B:

 Liver

Tuna

Oats

Turkey

Brazil Nuts

Bananas

Potatoes

Avocados

Legumes

 

Vitamin E:

 Almonds

Apples

Whole Egg

Hazelnuts

Mango

Olive Oil

Pistachio nuts

Tomatoes

Turnip greens

 

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