More than 30 % of people in the world are beginning to lose vision when they are entering in their fifties. One of the best vegetables that prevent vision loss is spinach. The spinach is low calorie and rich with nutrients.

spinach improves vision

Spinach contains A, C and K vitamins, magnesium, calcium, fiber and beta carotene.These nutrient are very important for good vision.

Macular degeneration of eye is a disease associated with aging that gradually destroys central vision. The most developed part of retina (yellow spot so-called macula) is invaded by macular degeneration. Therefore it gradually loses central, and peripheral vision remains.

The lutein is a natural substance that protects the retina, acts as filter of sunlight, absorbing dangerous UV rays. It is also antioxidant which helps to maintain the health of eyes. The pigment himself comes from a healthy food that certainly includes spinach.

Spinach contains combination of carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin) that reduce the risk of blindness. For even better protection combine spinach with products rich in vitamins C and E, beta carotene and zinc.

A research proved the impact of spinach on eyesight. Group of people who had various signs of disease ate spinach six months daily and eventually when scientists examined their eyes found that spinach slowed and even repaired the damage that the years have done to the eyes of the participants.

 

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