5 Foods to Boost Your Eye Health

2. Red Peppers

Chili Peppers


Red peppers are not just a vegetable to make your throat burn, nose run and eyes water (although the eye watering thing might actually be good). Red peppers contain vitamin C, which is a water-soluble vitamin and a powerful antioxidant.

And aside from helping ward off the common cold, vitamin C helps the body form and keep connective tissue, including collagen that is found in the cornea of the eye. Vitamin C also helps keep your blood vessels healthy, including the delicate capillaries in the retina.

3. Almonds



If you look at any healthy food list, you will likely find almonds and other nuts. This is because they are full of Omega-3 fatty acids, protein, potassium, carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, iron, magnesium and your B vitamins. All of these things contribute to the overall health of your body.

But, let’s just talk about almonds. They contain vitamin E, Vitamin E is a powerful antioxidant that helps protect our eyes from free radicals, that can break down healthy tissues. Vitamin E has also been found to prevent age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.