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View and food: how to advise your customers?

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Everyone knows that a healthy and varied diet is essential for the proper functioning of our body. But did you know that certain foods are beneficial to eyesight , or even help fight visual disorders like AMD ? Here are some food tips to share with your customers to maintain good visual health !

Vitamin A

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Probably the most important vitamin for healthy eyes ! It is indeed essential for the proper functioning of our retina and can withstand infections of the cornea . In addition, it promotes good night vision .

Where to find it? In carrots, squash, apricots, spinach, zucchini, egg yolk or offal …

Vitamin E

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This vitamin "youth" has antioxidant powers that can reduce the risk of cataracts or AMD .

Where to find it? In avocados, seafood or even nuts such as almonds, pistachios, peanuts …

Vitamin C

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Like vitamin E, it is known for its antioxidant and preventative role in cataracts and AMD .

Where to find it? In fruits such as orange and lemon, papaya, kiwi, blueberries, but also turnips and cauliflowers …

Zinc

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Present in almost all cells of the body, it is one of the key elements to keep it healthy , especially the eyes!

Where to find it? In lentils, red meat, cereals, dairy products and shellfish …

Lutein and zeaxanthin

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Unrecognized, these natural pigments found in plants protect the eyes from deterioration and diseases of sight.

Where to find them? In peas, pepper, corn, lettuce …

Fatty acids

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The famous omega-3s also play a role in the prevention of AMD . But above all, they are crucial in the visual development of the child !

Where to find them? In oily fish such as tuna and salmon, shrimp but also in soybean, rapeseed and flaxseed oils …

If sight and food are related, it should be noted also that it works both ways! On the contrary, the excess of certain foods can be detrimental to visual capital . This is particularly the case of those rich in omega-6 such as sunflower and some meats. Delicatessen and fried foods are also limited, being rich in saturated fatty acids . These are harmful to the blood vessels that irrigate the eyes.

In conclusion, as for the rest of the body, the secret to having healthy eyes is to eat balanced and varied! This is all the more simple as the choice is vast among those foods that are good for our eyes. So, good appetite?