3 great foods to eat for stronger eyes

The eye is considered as one of the most amazing and important organ of the body. The eye, which gives one a sense of vision must be highly protected and looked after. Below are 3 medicinal foods that can make your eye stronger and maintain a clear vision.


Spinach is considered as one of the most important food for the eyes. It is very rich in two carotenoids known as zeaxanthin and lutein, which help prevent vision loss due to macula degeneration of the retina (the most sensitive part of the retina). This disorder of the macula, is the most common and frequent cause of blindness among the elderly.
Spinach also helps in protecting the retina, and as well help provide strength to its muscles.
Thus, the consumption of spinach is highly recommended for strong and beautiful eyes.


Carrot is a great medicinal food that helps maintain a good eye-sight. Its richness in carotenoids explain this. Carotenoids are essential for the proper functioning of the retina, mainly in places where there is no light / night vision.
Thus, the consumption of carrot is recommended for all those who wish to maintain a good eye-sight.


Apricot, due to its richness in pro-vitamin A coupled with its richness in other vitamins, helps maintain vision in good condition, and also gives the eyes beauty and a sparkling property. This makes the consumption of apricot recommended in cases of:
Night blindness
Conjunctival dryness
Chronic irritation, and
Loss of visual acuity.

By Abbati

Abbati studied Biological sciences at Ahmadu Bello Univeristy, Zaria. He loves learning about the medicinal properties of foods, and the need to explore them!

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