It’s National Nutrition Month. A healthy diet will, of course, help reduce the chances of a number of chronic diseases. A healthy diet can help you lose weight. A healthy diet can help give you more energy during the day and sleep better at night. A healthy diet can also be good for your eyes. Whether it is eating more fresh fruits like oranges, strawberries, peaches, or tomatoes and getting a good dose of natural vitamin C or upping your vitamin A with more carrots and sweet potatoes, we could all use a few more healthy additions to our diets and eliminate some of the junk foods we’ve been filling up on all winter long.
Did you know avocados, almonds, and sunflower seeds contain vitamin E? Or that lean red meat, blackeyed peas (not the band), and lima beans contain zinc? Or that eggs, spinach, and kale all contain Lutein and Zeaxanthin, which are vital nutrients to help protect your eyes?
So, if you want to look better losing a few points and see better what you look like by doing so, eat healthier today and stop by Bella Eye Care Optometry for the best-looking eyewear in the east bay!