There is a recognized lack of knowledge among the public about the relationship between diet and eye and vision health. There is a list of Eye foods that you can consult. A Food Plan for Healthy Eyes can help you learn more about the relationship between food and eyes.
What is Eyefoods?
Created by two eye doctors in Canada (LAURIE CAPOGNA, OD )to educate people about the relationship between nutrition and eye health. , particularly for dry eye treatment.
What are the most critical things in eye health and nutrition?
The most important things to do for your eyes from a nutritional standpoint are:
- Eat your leafy greens… a handful a day keeps AMD away!
- Eat cold-water fish four times a week. Choose sustainable fish low in contaminants, like wild Alaskan salmon, mackerel (not king mackerel), rainbow trout, or sardines.
- Eat orange peppers (high in zeaxanthin), two peppers per week, cooked or raw.
- Eat eggs, including the yolk. Eggs contain lutein which is highly absorbed by the body. Having four per week is ideal.
- Avoid high glycemic index and high glycemic load foods like refined grains and sugars. These foods are linked to diabetes and AMD.
What should you know about eye health and nutrition for dry eye treatment?
There is little awareness about nutrition for eye health because there is very little media attention on the issue. Eye doctors and other health professionals can help change that by becoming knowledgeable about nutrition and eye health. Then educating their patients and their communities whenever they get a chance.
What is the science behind eye food?
Over the past decade, there have been numerous studies that have directly addressed the relationship between diet and eye and vision health. Especially the relationship between nutrition and Age-Related Macular Degeneration. (AMD)
What are the key points of nutrition and eye health?
AMD, diabetic eye disease, and ocular surface disease all have a preventable component. It is lifestyle choices that can help reduce their risk of eye disease. Our genetic code will express itself depending on the environment it is exposed to. This environment, on a cellular level, is primarily influenced by nutrition and lifestyle. So eye doctors need to tell their patients to eat well, be physically active, protect their eyes from harmful UV and short-wavelength blue light, and stop smoking! If this is too much chair time, direct them to eyefoods.com or have information in your waiting room. Your patient will appreciate your holistic approach.
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