Not Just Car­rots

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Also eat th­ese other foods for healthier eyes, says Ja­clyn Reutens, a clin­i­cal di­eti­tian at Ap­tima Nu­tri­tion and Sports Con­sul­tants.

1 CORN Con­tains phy­to­chem­i­cals that pro­tect the eyes from harm­ful light rays and de­lay agere­lated mac­u­lar de­gen­er­a­tion.

2 RASP­BER­RIES Rich in vi­ta­mins A and C, they re­duce free-rad­i­cal dam­age to eye tis­sues, as well as cataract risk.

3 WHEAT­GERM High in an­i­tox­i­dant vitamin E, it pro­tects the retina by keep­ing it moist.

4 FLAXSEED Con­tains omega-3 and omega-6 es­sen­tial fatty acids that help vitamin A and the phy­to­chem­i­cals lutein and zeax­an­thin work well. It also lubri­cates the sur­round­ing eye tis­sues to min­imise dry eyes.

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