vitamins and nutrients that nourish the eye

     EVEN at the top, there are several other substances that are also good for eye health. Although vitamin A is very beneficial for the eyes because it can prevent blindness and xerophthalmia or dry eye condition that can lead to cataract disease.
1.      Lutein and zeaxanthin
As for the substance of lutein and zeaxanthin also help maintain the health of the retina with not only delay the changes in the retina, but also capable of being aproponent of the protein. Lutein and zeaxanthin found in green vegetables, especially spinach and corn.

2.      Vitamin C
Vitamin C acts as an antioxidant that is also good for the retina and is able to prevent cataracts. This vitamin also helps the healing process and strengthen the eyes. If you are a smoker, drinker, or people with diabetes, it helps to increase the intake of vitamin C because these groups usually have a little vitamin C in the body. Try to consume oranges, berries, peppers, potatoes, and leafy greens.
3.      Selenium
In addition to vitamins A and C, minerals are also important for eye health. For instance Selenium which helps the absorption of antioxidants vitamin E and yield.Foods that are rich in selenium include Brazil nuts and seafood (seafood)
4.      Zinc
Meanwhile, zinc helps the body absorb vitamins A and acts as an enzyme that helpsreduce the amount of content of free radicals in the body. Zinc is also able to protectus from macular degeneration. Foods that are rich in zinc which is wheat and beans.
5.      Omega-3 fatty acids
Food sources of omega-3 fatty acids which type cold water fish rich in EPA and DHA such as salmon and bloating. In addition to fish, we can get these substancesfrom vegetable oils. In fact, omega-3 fatty acids have a lot packed in supplement form.

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