For your eyes ONLY!

In today’s fast pace world do we realize how much time we spend on screen? It could be your mobile phone, laptop or television. Sometimes we use it to save time or sometimes to kill time. In this muddled situation, how do we balance our diet when fast food chains surround us, offering us unhealthy food!

Foods-For-Your-Eyes-visionKitchen Pops thinks this is an alarming situation that needs a solution. We don’t want our kids to stop playing on the ground or the family sitting quietly on a dinner table busy scrolling through their phones. To be honest, we cannot control it until the effort comes from you. So, why not start with a healthy diet and then maybe, we can de-list other options.

Kitchen Pops recommends these easy food tips that can compliment your busy schedule. 270191-carrots

  • Carrots: Make sure you add them to your daily diet; have them in your salads, juices and even steamed. Carrots contain fibers, vitamins, potassium, manganese, phosphorous, magnesium and zinc. You should have carrots raw or steamed; it has more nutritional value than cooked.

    red and green gooseberry isolated on white background
    red and green gooseberries
  • Gooseberries: If you’re not a big fan of sour and bitter flavors, add some sweetness to it. For instance, in 60ml gooseberry juice, add one spoon of honey. This combination is good for cataract, night blindness and alsostrengthens age related issues. Gooseberries contain iron, vitamins, fiber, potassium, magnesium and calcium.
  • Spinach: Extremely good for eyes, and the best about spinach is it blends well with anything under the sun. You can add cheese, butter and sauté with some veggies. Spinach contains high amount of fiber, vitamins and antioxidants, which protects from age-related degeneration.
  • Tomatoes: We bet you’ll not need any coaxing here. Tomatoes are rich in vitamins and good eyes. Did you know tomato is a fruit! It not only prevents you from risk of cataracts, macular degeneration, but also diabetic retinopathy. Tomatoes can be consumed in any form; the effect of the nutrients in your body will be the same. Bright_red_tomato_and_cross_section02
  • Eggs: Last but not the least, eggs are good for your tummy. Especially the yolk is good for eyes. These yolks contain lutein, which is extremely good for eyes. By consuming large intake of lutein can prevent blindness.

We hope you can mix and match these five factors in your daily diet in several forms.

Write up by: Sonal  

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