Lutein and Zeaxanthin are two powerful antioxidants that protect the retina from the damaging effects of UV rays and blue light. These antioxidants can be found in green leafy vegetables. Leafy vegetables also contain vitamin C, E, beta-carotene, and zinc, which are all helpful in preventing the progression of age-related macular degeneration.

This salad features kale, and is a healthy option for good eye health! The recipe is by Optometrists Dr. Barbara Pelletier and Dr. Laurie Capogna who have co-authored books on eye nutrition.

 

 

One of the benefits of living on this beautiful West Coast, surrounded by our gorgeous coastal waters is the access to fresh seafood! This recipe packs two eye super-foods into one tasty main dish. Pair it with some green leafy vegetables for even more eye health benefits, and a complete nutritious meal!

Now sit down and enjoy your gorgeous dinner, full of all those healthy ingredients! Prevention and staying on top of your health through food and exercise is one of the best ways to help maintain your health. We love being a part of your healthy lifestyle journey!

 

Maintaining your health is so important! We only have one body, and taking care of it can be easy. Healthy food full of nutrients, regular exercise, and a good sleep are three easy ways that you can take charge of your health. Check out this infographic below for some key nutrients that we should be getting daily, and a couple of quick and easy smoothie recipes for healthy eyes!