Did you roll your eyes when your mother insisted you “eat your carrots for good eyesight”? Turns out, she was right. Carrots are rich in beta carotene, which the body converts to vitamin A, an essential nutrient for overall eye health. In fact, there’s new proof to support the “your eyes are what you eat” argument: A landmark study by the National Eye Institute revealed a link between nutrition and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). What nutrients should you add to your daily diet? Add these foods to your shopping list.
Read more on eye health on Parade.com.