Go Fish Omega-3 fatty acids, plentiful in oily fish such as salmon and sardines, and nuts such as walnuts, are not only terrific for your heart, but they may help reduce your risk of macular degeneration. Click here to learn more about the healing power of omega-3 fatty acids.
Get Currants Blackcurrants contain compound anthocyanosides, which may be helpful for promoting night vision. Also called cassis, they can be found in jams, jellies, scones, and pies.
Be Green Two other nutrients that show promise in improving eye health are lutein and zeaxanthin. They sound far out but are easy to find.
Limit your intake of carbohydrates that are quickly digested and absorbed, such as white bread, corn chips, and other refined grains. Diets rich in these “high-glycemic” foods have been shown to increase a key risk factor for the development of macular degeneration.