Do you have dry eyes? What about macular degeneration (progressive loss of central vision), cataracts and or glaucoma (increased pressure inside eyes)?
We need 'good oil' to keep our eyes healthy.
Studies showed that omega 3 fatty acids can help lowering pressure inside eyes and help preventing macular degeneration from getting worse. Research also indicates 4 benefits of achieving adequate level of omega 3 fatty acids in eye health:
- Reduce inflammation related dry eyes
- Reduce the risk of developing glaucoma
- Reduce the oxidative stress of our eyes
- Reduce the risk of developing macular degeneration
Good oil is important for our eye health. Fish and seafood contains omega 3 fatty acids.
Supplementation of qualitied Omega 3 fatty acids is also a good option.
In additional to omega 3, other nutrients that are also shown to be beneficial to eye health: zeaxanthin, lutein, bilberry fruit extract.