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Diet plays a very important role in the health of the body and the eyes. A diet consisting of healthy foods that supply vitamins and other nutrients to the body that will help in keeping the eyes healthy and working well.

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Carrots contain high concentration of vitamin A, which protects the eyes and allows them to function efficiently. Lack of vitamin A can lead to vision problems including glaucoma, night blindness and short sightedness that sometimes can be serious.
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Citrus fruits are rich in vitamin C, which protect your eyes from inflammatory disorders, infections, early formation of cataracts, age-related macular degeneration and corneal ulcers.
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Green vegetables are one of the best foods for the eyes as they are rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, known as nutrients shown to reduce macular deterioration and cataracts, two age-related eye problems.
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Vitamin A deficiency is one of the major causes of childhood blindness in developing nations. Papaya contains beta-carotene, which keeps your eyes healthy.
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Vitamin E is one of the most potent anti-oxidant for the eyes. Nuts and cod-liver oil are a good source of Vitamin E.
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Dairy products such as yoghurt, milk, cheese etc. contain minerals like zinc, which helps the production of melanin, a protective eye pigment.
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Studies have recommended that eating fish three times a week can decrease the risk of rising the age related disease by up to 50%.
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Sweet potatoes are a great source of vitamin A which is important for healthy eyes. It also contains vitamin E to protect eyes from damage caused by free radicals.
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Almonds and most other nuts are a great source of vitamin E, which is an antioxidant that is particularly potent in the eyes. This vitamin is an anti-carcinogenic and helps to prevent the formation of cataracts.
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Lentils (tur dal and masur dal) help maintain optimum eye-health and vision.
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Healthy foods that supply important vitamins like pumpkins, carrots etc. and other nutrients to the body will help in keeping the eyes healthy and working well.
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