Nutritional foods that delay cataract in eyes

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People who consistently follow a healthy diet that includes colorful fruits, vegetables, and whole grains may show a decreased risk of cataracts. Antioxidant vitamins and phytochemicals found in fruits and vegetables that may reduce the risk of cataracts include vitamins A, C and E, lutein, and zeaxanthin. Consumption of fish, which is high in omega-3 fatty acids, also has been linked to potentially reduced risk of cataracts or their progression. Some recent studies have shown that the antioxidant vitamins C and E may decrease the development or progression of cataracts. The Nutrition and Vision Project found that higher intakes of vitamin C reduced the risk for cortical and nuclear cataracts. Results also showed that people who used vitamin C and E supplements for more than 10 years decreased the progression of nuclear cataracts.

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Age-Related Eye Diseases

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Age-related eye diseases and conditions

Since your 40s, you probably noticed that your vision is changing. Perhaps you need glasses to see up close or you have more trouble adjusting to glare or distinguishing Read the rest of this entry »