Your eyes need many types of antioxidants to stay healthy. These include:
lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamins A, C, E ,beta-carotene
omega-3 fatty acids, zinc
A balanced diet is best created with a variety of proteins, dairy, fruits, and vegetables.
Vegan Foods that can help your eyes
Oranges, Milk, Carrots, Almonds, Indian gooseberry(Phyllanthus emblica), Honey, Green Tea, Avocados
|Lutein, zeaxanthin||Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, collard greens, corn, eggs, kale, nectarines, oranges, papayas, romaine lettuce, spinach, squash|
|Omega-3 fatty acids||Flaxseed, flaxseed oil, halibut, salmon, sardines, tuna, walnuts|
|Vitamin A||Apricots, cantaloupe (raw), carrots, mangos, red peppers (raw), ricotta cheese (part-skim), spinach, sweet potatoes|
|Vitamin C||Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, grapefruit, kiwi, oranges, red peppers (raw), strawberries|
|Vitamin E||Almonds, broccoli, peanut butter, spinach, sunflower seeds, wheat germ|
|Zinc||Chickpeas, oysters, pork chops, red meat, yogurt|
Daily Going Outdoors Reduces Myopia and Vision Disorders
Several studies have found that spending time outside daily for an hour or two can keep vision fitter and prevent myopia in at least 50% children. Distance vision and bright light of outside helps the vision. Do buy sunglasses or prescription glasses with UV blockers which will keep your vision safe from the harmful effects of UV when going in sunlight.
Avoid Sugary Products
If you take a lot of sugary drinks and sugar rich foods it causes high blood sugar which not only affects the body but causes swelling in the eye lens causing blurry vision.
Naturally Lower Blood Sugar Levels
You can lower your blood sugar levels naturally by Exercising, staying hydrated, drinking water regularly, reducing intake of foods with carbs, increasing foods with fiber and choosing foods with low glycemic index. (Click To Open Glycemic Foods Page and search for a food using your browser’s find functionality) How to read the chart? Low Glycemic – 55 or less, Medium Glycemic – 56-69 High Glycemic – 70 and above
Focus Change Exercise
Sit down comfortably now put your hands in front of your face. Focus at an object farther away then focus on your hand, slowly bring your hand closer to your face and keep focusing on your hand. You can do this with both open palms or a single hand or a finger.
Avoid Smoking And Alcohol
Avoid places where there is high cigarette smoke, also avoid smoking and alcohol to keep vision fit.
Eye Rolls and Figure 8
This is a great exercise roll your eyes from side to side, then roll your eyes clockwise and anti-clockwise. Now imagine an object 8 to 10 feet in the shape of figure 8 and roll your eyes along this path.
Eye Rub Exercise
Rub your palms together so they become warm now gently cover both your eyes with your palms, do this for 10 to 20 seconds to relax eyes.
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