Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means soon you’ll be treating your taste buds to seasonal staples like pumpkin pie. Remember that the food you eat has a direct impact on the health of your eyes. Luckily for you, Thanksgiving dinner is full of delicious nutrients that promote proper eye function. Discover how to fill up your plate with the best holiday foods!
Vitamin A deficiency can lead to a variety of vision problems, such as clouding of the front of the eye. Sweet potatoes are packed with Vitamin A, which is essential for maintaining eye health. The nutritious spud is also full of Vitamins C and A, which have been shown to prevent degenerative damage.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), a cup of cooked pumpkin contains more than the recommended daily intake of Vitamin A.
Antioxidant-rich berries such as blueberries and cranberries provide a valuable source of nutrition that has been proven to improve eyesight. Keep in mind that most store-bought cranberry sauces are full of sugar, so it’s recommended to make it from scratch!
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