by Dr. Laurie Capogna and Dr. Barbara Pelletier

  1. Green Vegetables: Cabbage, spinach, arugula, romaine lettuce, broccoli, peas, beans
    * Provide body lutein (a pigment abundant in the macula of the eye) and Zeaxanthin (nutritive pigment that accompanies lutein)
  2. Fatty Fish: Wild Salmon, trout, sardines, mackerel and tuna
    * Protective effect against AMD, cataracts and dry eyes
  3. Orange Vegetables: sweet potatoes, sweet peppers, pumpkins, carrots
    * Contain Beta-Carotene; essential antioxidant to protect eye and whole body from disease such as cancer and cardiovascular disease
  4. Eggs; two eggs twice per week
    * Contain vitamin E, lutein, and omega 3 fatty acids
  5. Lean Meats: turkey, lean beef, seafood
    * Contain a lot of zinc and vitamin E
  6. Nuts, Whole grains, Beans, Lentils
    * Rich in fiber, omega 3 fatty acids, vitamin E and zinc which are very effective for ocular and general health