Dr. Shayesteh: Eye Foods

One of the major factors for blindness today is a disease called macular degeneration.

Dr. Shayesteh: Eye Foods

YOUNGSTOWN, Oh. (WYTV) – Research shows that not only our heart, brain, and skin, but also our eyes are very sensitive to what we eat.

One of the major factors for blindness today is a disease called macular degeneration.
The macula is a small part in the center of the retina that is responsible for things such as central, focus, and color visions.

Any damages to them severely impairs vision.
Rather than waiting until you’re in your 50’s or 60’s, a change in nutrition an have a significant impact on the health of the macula.

What foods are beneficial to maintain eye health? Why are these foods so beneficial?
Dr. Shayesteh joined 33 WYTV Daybreak to explain why a change in diet is so essential to having healthy eyes, which can be found in the video above.

Click here for a complete list of nutrition segments with Dr. Shayesteh

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