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Health and Fitness

Superfoods to Save Your Eyesight

Everyone knows that a healthy diet is what is best in terms of nutrition, but did you know that with the right superfoods you can protect your eyes from harmful blue light.

What is Blue Light?

Blue light has a higher frequency than red light, meaning that it vibrates with more energy – which can damage your eyes. This blue light has been implicated in ‘Macular Degeneration’ – the leading cause of blindness in the The West.

Where Can I Find Blue Light?

We are typically exposed to Blue Light via our digital devices, the sun, and artificial lighting. Now-a-days, we use our devices so much, that this will have a much higher impact on us that previous generations.

How Can I Protect My Eyesight?

Protecting your eyesight from ‘Macula Degeneration’ is a simple as adding some extra veg into your diet. Particular vegetables contain high levels of Lutein and Zeaxanathin, which combat the Macular Degeneration. Some of these are:

  • Kale
  • Cress
  • Spinach
  • Peas
  • Squash
  • Green Lettuce
  • Brussel Sprouts

Check out the infographic below to get the lowdown on Blue Light and how to protect your eyesight!

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