Are your eyes look­ing good?

Healthy Food Guide (Australia) - - FEATURES -

Rich in omega-3 fats for healthy joints and mem­ory. High in vi­ta­min C and an­tiox­i­dants for sup­ple skin. High in an­tiox­i­dants to pro­tect from cancer and heart dis­ease. Con­tains choline and omega-3 fats for brain health. Main­tains elas­tic­ity and sup­ple­ness of skin. Has a trio of vi­ta­min C, E and ‘good’ fats for skin, eyes and heart. A great source of cal­cium for strong bones. Pro­vide heart-healthy fats and selenium for healthy skin. Full of pro­tec­tive an­tiox­i­dants to fight age-re­lated dis­ease. Con­tains heart-friendly fats and pow­er­ful an­tiox­i­dants. While many of us find it harder to see things up close as we get older, it isn’t the only age-re­lated eye prob­lem. Mac­u­lar de­gen­er­a­tion is the loss of cen­tral vi­sion. It makes it dif­fi­cult for a per­son to see fine de­tail or even read this page.

It af­fects one in seven Aus­tralians over the age of 50. Re­search shows that heavy smok­ing and a diet high in trans fats (think packet bis­cuits and pas­tries) can in­crease your risk of de­vel­op­ing this dis­or­der, which is the lead­ing cause of blind­ness.

For peo­ple who have di­a­betes, the right food choices can min­imise the risk of de­vel­op­ing eye com­pli­ca­tions such as glau­coma and cataracts.

Fight back!

DARK GREEN, LEAFY VEG­ETA­BLES Baby spinach, kale and sil­ver­beet are rich in lutein and zeax­an­thin, which are vi­tal for eye health. Just a half cup of spinach has nearly twice your daily lutein needs. It’s also found in peas and Brussels sprouts.

Salmon Berries Green tea Eggs Wa­ter Avo­cado Milk Nuts Spinach

Ex­tra vir­gin olive oil

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