Proper Nutrition Key to Healthy Vision

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Proper diet and nutrition are critical to maintaining a healthy visual system and recent studies show they can play a key role in helping with the prevention and recovery of concussions. It is difficult to overstate the importance of healthy eye care. In addition to yearly check-ups, there are things you can do to keep your visual system working properly. It is the most important sensory system the body has.

Many people have heard that eating carrots will help you see better. There are many other foods that provide nutrients that will not only aid in maintaining quality vision but provide numerous additional health benefits.

If quality of life and good vision are important to you, eating foods with Vitamins A, C and E, along with Zinc, Lutein and Zeaxanthin, and Omega-3 fatty acids can give the body what it needs to keep you healthy. Some of the best sources of these nutrients come from fish, leafy greens, and vegetables, but there are many other foods and supplements that can provide them as well.

You can find more information on this topic on the Vision Source website and in the blog post at Nutrition and Eye Health ( This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. Always refer to qualified health providers if you have questions regarding medical conditions.

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