6 Nutrients SLASH Macular Degeneration Risk 35%
Your eyesight is under attack.
The constant barrage of blue light emitted from tech devices during the day and the nighttime exposure to those same screens, have put our modern eyes under MORE strain than anything our ancestors experienced.
Add genetic and age-related factors and a lack of necessary nutrients reaching the retina, and you have a recipe for disastrous eye conditions.
In fact, the number of people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and glaucoma—the two leading causes of blindness—is expected to increase by 1.2 to 1.3 times between 2020 and 2030.
Some of these factors won’t change. They’re an unfortunate fact of modern life.
But this small step can protect your peepers and SLASH your risk of vision-robbing macular degeneration.
Loading up on nutrients with proven eye-protecting effects could save your eyesight.
Oxidative stress is an underlying cause of eye problems. So, defending against it with key antioxidants is critical for reducing cellular damage.
In fact, supplementing with six specific nutrients is associated with a 20 to 30 percent reduced risk of macular degeneration (compared to those taking a placebo).
These eyesight-supporting nutrients are…
- vitamin C,
- vitamin E,
- lutein, and
Another study evaluating the dietary intakes of most of these nutrients confirmed the connection, concluding they’re associated with a 35 percent reduced risk of AMD.
Many supplement formulations now contain this combo of vision-friendly nutrients. However, it’s easy to boost their levels through your diet.
Here’s what to eat:
- Vitamin C: oranges, bell peppers, kiwi, broccoli, strawberries
- Vitamin E: nuts, seeds, peanut butter
- Zinc: oysters, beef, pork, turkey
- Lutein and zeaxanthin: kale, spinach, cabbage, eggs, broccoli
Remember. No matter what route you decide to take to protect your eyesight, it should go hand in hand with reducing your exposure to damaging blue light.
P.S. Dial down your risk of blindness with the surprising fish solution that sends your chance of developing AMD plunging.
van Leeuwen R, Boekhoorn S, Vingerling JR, et al. “Dietary intake of antioxidants and risk of age-related macular degeneration.” JAMA. 2005;294(24):3101-3107. doi:10.1001/jama.294.24.3101
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