Tuesday, 17 October 2017

How Carrot Protects Vision and Eye Health?

 You have very commonly heard it that Carrots are good for your Vision and eye health, this is absolutely true. The Logic behind this is that Carrots have powerful antioxidants, like
  • Beta Carotene
  • Lutein
  • Zeaxanthin.
These three ingredients boost eye health especially if you are at the age of 40 plus. 
Beta Carotene and Eye Health: When you Take Betacaroteine it converts into Vitamin A, and this is very vital for eye health. Vitamin is vital for converting light into transmittable signals to the brain. This action helps people to see under the conditions when a light is low. In addition, Vitamin A helps in the proper form of the clear part of an eye. 
Lutein and  Zeaxanthin for Eye health: Both these nutrients in your eye macula part absorbs the excesses of energy from light especially from the blue light to prevent the oxidative damage that can lead to the macular degeneration.
In addition, there are multiple eye diseases which you may suffer as you age. These eye malfunctionings are the Macular Degeneration, loss of clarity of vision in near distances and Glaucoma. When you take eye-friendly nutrients from food like Carrots, it will help in the maintaining of your good eye health. 
The major benefit of Carrots for eye vision is that if you eat just a Cup of Carrots on daily basis, you will get around 40 % of the Vitamin A you are in need. These adequate Vitamin A intake will protect you from the Night Blindness and Cloudy vision as well.
If you have any question in eating raw Carrots for your eye health, then the good alternative left with you is drinking a glass of raw Carrots Juice for these benefits.
References:

  1. https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/fact-or-fiction-carrots-improve-your-vision/
  2. http://www.allaboutvision.com/nutrition/lutein.htm


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