(HealthDay News) -- What you eat plays an important role in healthy vision, and may help prevent eye conditions such as macular degeneration, cataracts and glaucoma, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says.
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The academy mentions these food sources that can help promote vision health:
- Vitamin A: Select tomatoes, papaya, carrots and fortified milk.
- Vitamin C: Eat oranges, strawberries, peppers and broccoli.
- Vitamin E: Choose wheat germ, oils, nuts and seeds.
- For the nutrients zeaxanthin and lutein: Eat leafy green vegetables, mangoes, kiwi, honeydew, peas, broccoli, yellow squash, corn, red grapes and oranges.
-- Diana Kohnle
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