Macular Degeneration: Causes, Symptoms, Treatments

Fruits and Vegetables

Fruits and Vegetables

Numerous food items are rich in antioxidants, including brightly colored fruits like oranges, yellow vegetables, sweet potatoes, peppers, citrus fruits, and other green leafy vegetables like Spanish, kale, and collards. These fruits and vegetables provide a high amount of nutrients to the body.

Among berries, cherries and blueberries are highly beneficial, and they are called super fruits due to the high supply of anthocyanin.

Vitamin C and E keep the eyes healthy, therefore increase the consumption of citrus fruits. You can also make fruits and vegetable juices, including carrot juice, green juice, and others; they contain a high number of essential vitamins, antioxidants, and minerals.

Vitamin C helps the body in the building of collagen that forms strong blood vessels in the eyes and other parts of the body. Therefore, the consumption of Vitamin C is beneficial for better vision. The people at risk of developing AMD and take vitamin C and other nutrients like beta-carotene, Zinc, and Vitamin E may observe a slow progression of AMD and slower loss of visual acuity.