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Proper Eye Nutrition
Health Guide
Proper Eye Nutrition
Recommended Daily Allowance
The Role of Antioxidants
Vitamin A
Carotenoids Eye Nutrition
Vitamin C Eye Nutrition
Vitamin E for Eye Health
Minerals for Eye Health
Fatty Acids
Eye Nutrition Summary

  Vitamin C Eye Nutrition

Vitamin C is found in citrus fruits, such as oranges and lemons, also in tropical fruits [pineapples, papaya, etc...], berries, every kind of pepper [red, yellow and green], potatoes and green, leafy vegetables.

Vitamin C can be found in artificial forms such as c cream eye vitamin as well.

An important supplement that accompanies vitamin C is the group of bioflavonoids that appear in all the same fruits and vegetables. Bioflavonoids are chemical compounds that give certain foods their color and help the body absorb vitamin C. Though they are not vitamins themselves, they act as antioxidants in the body.

Buckwheat is a good source for this compound, as are grapes, plums, cherries and the pith of citrus fruits. Bilberry is also an excellent source of bioflavonoids, but they are seldom seen in the U.S

Vitamin C should be consumed in produce as fresh as possible, as heat and light reduces it potency.

Vitamin C-rich foods should be kept in a cool, dark place and even orange juice is better stored in an solid, enclosed container rather than a translucent container such as clear glass. The RDA [recommended daily allowance] for vitamin C is sixty milligrams for both women and men. One single orange contains 70 mg, one mango contains 57 mg, grapefruits contains 90 mg, one cup of raspberries contains 31 mg and one cup of strawberries contains over 85 mg of vitamin C. Green vegetables contain slightly less per weight- one cup of chopped broccoli contains 82 mg and one cup of chopped green peppers contains 133 mg.

Like Lutein and Zeaxanthin, the human body doesn’t produce vitamin C naturally and foods rich with this vitamin are vital to general good health and certainly eyesight. In fact, vitamin C isn’t stored for very long in the body’s reserves and daily doses are required. Like other antioxidants, this vitamin reduces the risks of various eye ailments, especially cataracts and muscular erosion. It is especially important for people aged 50+, as the body retains less vitamin C as the years progress, leading to the onset of age-related diseases.

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