Healthy Diet Helps Eyesight

The best method for maintaining good eyesight is to stick to a varied, healthy diet consisting of lots of fruit and veg, according to an expert on this subject.
Dharmesh Patel, chairman of the Eyecare Trust, a charity which aims to increase awareness of eye health, states that other lifestyle choices like not smoking, as well as keeping a check on your weight, can help maintain good vision.
Being overweight increases your risk of developing vision-threatening eye conditions, for example, such as cataracts and macular degeneration significantly.
It is vital to undertake regular exercise and have frequent vision tests,
It is essential to get your eyes checked once every two years.
A diet which consists of foods high in omega-3 fatty acids can enable the prevention of age-related macular degeneration, so says a new study published by the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

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