Nearly 60% of Americans require vision correction by the time they reach adulthood, but standard treatments such as corrective lenses or surgery may in fact contribute to further visual impairment. Fortunately, many vision problems can be prevented or treated through the use of nutrition, eye exercises, behavioral optometry, biofeedback, Ayurvedic medicine, and traditional Chinese medicine.
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Eye health is often taken for granted. Today’s holistically trained healthcare providers and ophthalmologists believe that properly maintaining the marvelous phenomenon of eyesight requires taking into consideration genetics, diet, toxin exposures, life environments and our belief systems.
Viewing the condition of the eyes as a reflection of whole body health means that lifestyle and diet choices play major roles. In general, a diet high in beta-carotene, vitamins C and E, and sulfur-bearing amino acids can be helpful. Foods containing such nutrients include garlic, onions, beans, spinach, celery, turnips, yellow and orange vegetables, green leafy vegetables, seaweed, apples, oranges and tomatoes.