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The health of our eyes depends on many components of our lifestyle and our genetics. Some are out of our control; others we have the opportunity to regulate and improve ourselves. One of the best things you can do for your long-term vision and eye health is to eat a balanced diet rich in fruits and vegetables and low in saturated fats and sugar, says Christine Joy, OD, VSP Network physician. Vitamins A, C, E and zinc are especially beneficial for your eyes. It turns out that many of the products and ingredients that are in season in the fall are particularly rich in these key vitamins. Of course, the best way to preserve your eye health is to have an annual eye exam with an ophthalmologist to detect vision problems (and other serious diseases such as diabetes, autoimmune disorders, and certain types of cancer that may affect your eyesight). be detected from an eye exam), but it's easy to add a few of these ingredients to your diet to better take care of your eyes and your overall health in the long run. Here are Joy's recommendations for what foods we should eat to improve vision this season.
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