Monday, September 26, 2011

Food for eye protection

Food for eye protection

Food for eye protection
Eyes is a sense that we desperately need. Without eyes, we can not do the job and various activities to the fullest. Therefore, maximum efforts in maintaining eye we need to do. Among them is to eat a variety of foods that contain vitamin A.

During this time, known as vegetable carrot berhasiat to protect eyesight. Whereas in many studies note that to protect the eyes needed various kinds of nutrients. There are a variety of food as a source of vitamin A that is katuk leaves, boiled carrots, Andaliman, Lamtoro Gung, Gung Lamtoro Tempe, boiled cassava leaves, fish meal, fish Belida, eggs, flour anchovies, eels and corn.

Following this, the fruit food samples containing three main nutrients to protect eyesight:

Egg yolk is rich in lutein, an antioxidant substance that can reduce the risk of developing cataracts. Other food sources are also rich in lutein include broccoli, brussels sprouts and kiwi fruit.

Maize contains a variety of the best substances, such as zeaxanthin which is a substance that can help prevent age-related macular degeneration (vision problems that were related to the age of aging, namely loss of vision in elderly people.) Antioxidants are also found in citrus fruits.

Mango is known to contain beta carotene which the body is converted into vitamin A as needed. Vitamin A helps prevent night blindness. Red peppers contain carotenoids which are also much healthier.


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