Harvard Women's Health Watch

Eating for good vision

Add these nutrients to your diet to preserve and protect your eyesight.

No food is more synonymous with good vision than carrots. We've been told since childhood to liberally munch these orange vegetables if we want to protect our sight.

The carrot-vision connection is not just a tale. Carrots are packed with vitamin A, which is essential for good eyesight. Yet no nutrient alone can ensure a future of crystal-clear vision. If you want to protect your eyesight, look for foods containing all of the following nutrients when you go grocery shopping.

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