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Eye Nutrition

Eye nutrition


Nutrition is an important part of keeping your eyes healthy and it is important to understand the link between diet and eye health.

To maintain a healthy eye, researchers recommend that people should:

  • Try to eat at least 5 portions of fresh fruit and vegetables a day
  • Maintain a low-fat diet
  • Eat foods rich in antioxidants
  • Drink at least 2 litres (8 glasses) of water a day

By following these guidelines, you will help to protect against the development of diseases of the eye, in particular age-related macular degeneration

At Alfred Jay Opticians, we are able to give specific advice regarding your eyes and vision depending on your lifestyle.

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There are specific foods that contain antioxidants such as green leafy vegetable, papaya and certain berries; however, today’s busy lifestyle often means that we miss out on essential nutrients provided by a healthy diet.

Researchers therefore recommend that people take the appropriate nutritional supplements to improve eye health especially those diagnosed with age-related macular degeneration.


Are you a sportsman or sportswoman?

Recent published research has shown that taking supplements may reduce the effect of disability-glare and may give improved contrast sensitivity.

In the world of sports, this may be the difference between winning and losing.

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