Last week we discussed a few of the factors that make people, especially women, to Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Although we can’t change our genetics, we can find ways to protect ourselves. Here are five more ways to keep your eyes (and your body) healthy.
1. Eat your spinach.
What Popeye didn’t know was that spinach is a rich source of lutein and zea-xanthin, powerful antioxidants that can reduce the risk of certain eye diseases, like AMD. Other good sources include any kind of leafy green vegetable such as collards and kale, as well as eggs and orange-colored fruits. [Read more…]