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3 Veges to Improve Your Eyesight

A large-scale research project conducted by the National Eye Institute has shown that more than 13 million people in the U.S. suffer from macular degeneration, and about half of all Americans over the age of 80 have cataracts. 

There are several nutrients that help protect our eyes and they’re available in vegetables.

1. Carrots

Carrots

Carrots

Carrots are loaded with beta carotene, an antioxidant that helps reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. 

2. Broccoli

Broccoli

Broccoli

Rich in vitamin C, a key antioxidant shown to specifically protect the eyes. Cook it well, as long as you don’t overcook it.

3. Spinach

Spinach

Spinach

It provides vitamin C, beta carotene and large amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin. They are antioxidants that help to improve the tissue of the macula in our eyes.

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