Juice Recipes for Improving Eyesight
- 3 carrots
- 2 oranges
- 2-3 kale leaves
We’ve all learned that carrots and orange colored fruits (such as oranges) helps to improve eyesight and protect eyes from disease. The fact is, carrots and oranges are abundant in beta-carotene – a type of Vitamin A which increases the retina activity.
Oranges and other citrus fruits – grapefruit, tangerines and lemons contain plenty of Vitamin C, an antioxidant essential for eye health. Scientists have discovered that our eyes need a high level of Vitamin C for a proper function. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that can prevent or at least delay the occurrence of cataract. A lot of other foods provide similar benefits: peaches, red peppers, strawberries or tomatoes.
Along with citrus fruits, people who want to improve their visual acuity and prevent eye diseases using diet, can use large amounts of wild berries.
Kale is a sort of cabbage, extremely rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, two nutrients that can reduce the risk of cataracts and the macular degeneration due to aging. A large study showed that women using rich lutein food, have a 23% lower risk of developing cataracts compared to women who not uses these foods in the diet. Not only the orange fruits, but also the dark green leafy vegetables – spinach, kale, lettuce – contains significant amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin. Eggs, broccoli, peas and corn are also good sources of these nutrients.
Additional benefits of this juice:
– Clean the toxins out of liver and blood
– Hydrates the skin, improving skin appearance
– Prevents dry skin, acne, spots, psoriasis and wrinkles
– Relieves constipation and improve digestion
– Alkalize the body
– Boost the immune system
– Increase the resistance of the body against various types of infections
– Reduces risk of cancer
– Prevents of stroke
– Lowers blood pressure
– Prevents the heart disease
– Fight Alzheimer’s
– Reduce water retention