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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.
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