According to the Associate Dean, Dr. Tran An, vitamins are tiny organic molecules that participate in the metabolism of the body, which increases resistance and protects the body through anti-oxidative properties, oxidize. Vitamins are also essential ingredients to nourish brightened eyes
However, the body can not self-synthesize all kind of vitamins, which are provided mainly through food everyday. With the fast - pace of living , we often do not care about to the diet so vitamin supplements are really vital. Vitamin deficiencies will push the aging process, it also affects the eyesight,and leads to serious eye diseases as well.
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Finding out the benefits of the basic vitamins below for eyes health:
Vitamin A is an antioxidant that protects the eyes and enhances the health of the mucosa and cornea against infections caused by bacteria or viruses. This nutrient helps the eyes to form visual pigments to better adapt in the dark. Vitamin A deficiency is a widespread and serious problem, especially for children and pregnant women. People with vitamin A deficiency often have dry eyes, night blindness, conjunctivitis, and if it is untreated, itwill lead to blindness.
Hence, vitamin A should be added to foods such as egg yolks, butter, milk, green and yellow or red fruits and vegetables such as tomatoes, carrots, papaya, sweet potatoes , Kale…
Vitamin B, including vitamins B1, B2, B6, allows to increase the metabolism of the eye cells, reducing the optic nerve, increasing to maintain a healthy vision. When your eyes are deficient in vitamin B, it’s easy to develop symptoms such as blurred vision, fatigue, redness, tearing and eye muscle twitching. Vitamin B is found in chicken, salmon, eggs, milk, mushrooms, peas, tomatoes, cauliflowers ...
Vitamin C has mission to protect the eyes from the harmful effects of ultraviolet light and helps the cells resist the effects of oxidation. In particular, this vitamin has been proved to prevent and delay the development of cataracts, limiting conjunctival hemorrhage and bleeding in the eyeball. Vegetables such as orange, lemon, guava, papaya, kohlrabi, mango, strawberry and pineapple ... are foods rich in Vitamin C.
‘/\ư’Vitamin E which acts like an antioxidant that helps the eyes from the effect of harmful factors from external aggressors, promotes blood circulation and assists in improving vision loss.In addion, this nutrient also works to prevent macular degeneration and cataract. Vitamin E is found in vegetable oils, nuts, almonds and other nuts.
Eyes are one of the parts that must work continuously so it is very pivotal to be taken care of every day to stay healthy. In addition to the full diet of vitamins, Associate Professor Dr. Tran An advised us to practice habits: sleep early, wear sunglasses when going out to avoid direct contact with sunlight, wind and dust. Take a rest your eyes after 30-40 minutes using electronic devices and massage your eyes regularly to relax. In addition, we can use eye drops supplemented with vitamins, which help to direct the eye absorbed through the cornea, improve vision loss.