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Diminishing eyesight may seem like an unavoidable annoyance as you get older, but with the right diet, you can hold on to healthy eyes and better vision for longer than you might think. Jordan Rubin discusses some of his top choices for foods to support the eyes in this episode of Ancient Medicine Today.

These foods include choices high in lutein, zeaxanthin, vitamin C, vitamin E, zinc, vitamin A (beta carotene) and omega-3 fatty acids, vitamins especially beneficial for your vision. Watch to find out Jordan’s favorite foods to improve eye health.

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50 replies
  1. naro388
    naro388 says:

    Hi Dr.Josh Axe. For about two years I have noticed that my vision got a bit worst . I was told I need a reading glasses for farsightedness .Can I reverse this condition by eating these foods.Thank you for your respond.

  2. Thomas Lee Callahan
    Thomas Lee Callahan says:

    The term "vitamin K" refers to a whole group of vitamins. Spinach provides vitamin K1, which is involved with the blood clotting mechanism. It is my information that the K vitamin group which is involved with calcium absorption, along with D3, into the bones is the vitamin K2 group, i.e., menaquinone 7, et,al, Comments welcome.

  3. hope king
    hope king says:

    Ok I knew them eggs were not do bad! Learned that one on the Atkins diet. I ate spinish yesterday and I swear I could read the signs better. Lots of problems with my eyes

  4. Doug H. Nuts
    Doug H. Nuts says:

    I found that since the body stores vitamin A you really should understand how it works. You shouldn't just eat lots of any liver because it can damage your own liver so read up on Vit A toxicity and eat liver in proper proportions so as not to overdo vitA intake.

  5. Lainey Wright
    Lainey Wright says:

    It sounds like if you haven't done the lutein in your diet since youth… that adding it to the diet in your later years is sometimes too late to stop macular degeneration.

  6. Seiko Spore
    Seiko Spore says:

    Six Types Of Food Good For Eyes Health :
    1. Wild Sockeye salmon is the richest source of astaxanthin which is an antioxidant and also a rich source of omega 3 fatty acids. Dry eyes are due to fat deficiency.
    2. Eggs (yolk contain lutein).
    3. Sweet Potatoes} consume w
    4. Spinach } sm fats like ghee or butter.
    5. Bilberry or Blueberry – rich in anthocyanins.
    6. Butter or Ghee, esp from grass-fed cows.

  7. Katrina Smith
    Katrina Smith says:

    I have been making fruit and veggies smoothies with Spinach and blueberries and other fruits since April 2019 regularly. I can tell an improvement in my eyesight and I have lost some weight which i do need to do. Thanks for this video

  8. Tyler Stockdale
    Tyler Stockdale says:

    This is a great list, thank you so much for the interesting facts!
    Avocados are one of my favorites. They contain lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as healthy fats and preformed vitamin A.

  9. Darlene DeVegan
    Darlene DeVegan says:

    Eggs are horrible for your health. Not to mention 90% of the egg industry kills Millions upon millions of baby male chicks by grinding them up alive. It's disgusting. Choose Just Eggs if you want to have eggs and they tastes exactly the same.


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