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How Nutrition Relates to Cataract Prevention

How Nutrition Relates to Cataract Prevention

Free radicals. Oxidative stress. We commonly hear these terms when discussing skin care. But did you know an imbalance between naturally-occurring free radicals and antioxidants in your system can potentially lead to cataracts in your eyes?

The evidence isn’t completely definitive yet. But some research suggests the oxidation that can occur in the cornea lens (when the fat and protein cells are imbalanced) may result in the tell-tale cloudy, milky vision commonly attributed to cataracts.

Diets rich in folic acid, calcium, vitamin C, and omega-3 fatty acids are believed to help prevent this debilitating eye disease. Learn more by reading this article on the All About Vision website.