Best & Worst Foods for Macular Degeneration

It’s common knowledge that our eyesight gets poorer as we age. How do we know when it’s bad eyesight or something deeper that needs to be addressed, like macular degeneration?

Here are the best and worst foods for macular degeneration and what you need to stock your fridge with today.

Foods for Healthier Vision

Make sure to amp up your diet with green, yellow, and orange fruits and veggies. These all give you vitamins A, C, and E, which may help.

Fruits & Vegetables

Foods with Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Brussel Sprouts are a good Vegan option. Guava, blackberries, and raspberries are decent sources as well.

Seeds and Nuts

Walnuts, pecans, sunflower seeds, almonds, peanuts, chia, and flax have all been found to help with macular degeneration.

Foods that Worsen Macular Degeneration

Avoid chips, pretzels, and crackers due to their high trans fats.

Junk Food

High Fat Foods

Cut out the red meats, fatty pork, lamb, butter, and cream.

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