Nutrition For Eye Health

What's the most common phrase about nutrition for eye health? ... The answer - "carrot is good for your eyes"

Unfortunately, no many people can go further than the above and explain what eye health nutrition are.

The 2 leading cause of blindness are cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Treatment for cataracts usually involves costly surgery, and as for AMD, the treatment options are limited.

Prevention is always better than cure. Understanding the association of nutrients with eye health are important.

An A-Z Guide to the Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

Vitamin A

B Vitamins

Vitamin C

Vitamin D

Vitamin E



Calcium

Magnesium

Folic Acid (floate or folacin)

Biotin

Choline

Inosital

Boron

Manganese

Selenium

Zinc



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Your Multi-Vitamin Should Include ..

  • Beta-carotene/carotenoids: 10,000 - 15,000IU
  • Vitamin A:5,000 - 10,000 IU
  • The B Vitamins:
    B1(25-50mg), B2(25-100mg), B3(50-100mg), B5(50-100mg), B6 (50-100mg), B12 (1000-2000 micrograms - mcg), Biotin (100-300mcg), Choline (50-100mg), Folic Acid (400-800 mcg), Inositol (150-300mg)
  • Calcium: 300-500mg for men; 600-1200mg for women
  • Vitamin D: 100-400mg
  • Vitamin C: 2000-10000mg
  • Vitamin E: 400-800IU
  • Boron: 1-5 mg
  • Chromium: 100-400mcg
  • Copper: 1-5mg
  • Magnesium:300-500mg
  • Manganese: 10mg
  • Selenium: 25-50mcg
  • Vanadyl sulfate: 10-25mcg
  • Zinc: 10-30mg


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