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May is Healthy Vision Month

Do you extend your arms when reading a menu? Or bring the newspaper closer to you? Declining vision may be a sign of aging, but eating the right foods may help improve your vision:

  • Vitamin C may help with slowing macular degeneration and reducing the risk of cataracts and glaucoma. Vitamin C can be found in oranges, cantaloupe, bell peppers, and broccoli.
  • Vitamin A may lower your risk for cataracts, corneal ulcers, and could help with seeing better in the dark. Vitamin A is found in carrots, sweet potatoes, and spinach.
  • Vitamin E may help reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. Vitamin E is found in almonds, sunflower seeds, avocado, and blackberries.

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