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See 4 Effective Eye Exercises and 5 Good Foods for Your Eyes

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Our eyes play a vital role in our day to day living; in fact the most important sense organ in our body is our eyes. So it is essential to ensure that they are functioning well.

The purpose of this article is to show us some exercises and foods to improve our eye health.

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Now let's see four(4) exercises to improve our eyesight:

1. A minute blink: 

Blinking is a great way to relax your eyes. This exercise helps in regulating the circulation of blood inside the eyes. It helps give your eyes break from light, grease, and clean them. Just blink for one minute.

2. Left and Right move:

Make yourself comfortable, look to your right and left. To do this exercise correctly, you need to first look to your right slowly while inhaling. Then slowly move your gaze to the left while exhaling. This exercise should be for 30 to 60 seconds. After the exercise, close your eyes for few seconds.

Remember to perform the exercise as slow as possible.

3. Closed eyes relaxation

All you have to do is just close your eyes and sit back. It is important to make sure your eyelids are completely relaxed. Leave your eyes closed for a minimum of 30 seconds.

4. Different direction gazing

You should move your gaze in different directions.

Start by looking right to left for 5 seconds. Then look up and down for another 5 seconds. After that, turn your eyes in circular motion for 10 to 15 seconds.

This exercise improves all aspects of your visual perception.

Good Foods for Eyesight

What we eat is one of the major ways to achieve or maintain good eye health. Nutrients like zinc, omega-3 fatty acids, lutein, and vitamins C and E might help ward off age-related vision problems like macular degeneration and cataracts. You can get these nutrients by eating the following:

• Eggs View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Generally, eggs are good food for the body, and they are great food for eyesight. Egg contains nutrients such as vitamin A, zinc, zeaxanthin, and lutein which are vital to our eye health. It reduces risk of macular degeneration. The Vitamin A content protects the cornea.

• Fish View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Fish, especially salmon are great food to eat for eye health. Fish contain Omega-3 fatty acids and can contribute to visual development and the health of the retina in the back of the eyes. They can also aid prevent Dry eye syndrome.

• Milk and Yogurt View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Dairy products such as milk and yogurt can be good for the eye health. They have Zinc and Vitamin A. Zinc help bring the vitamin from the liver to the eyes while Vitamin A safe guards the cornea.

• Oranges and Other Citrus Fruits View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Citrus contain vitamin C which is essential for the eyes.

The vitamin contents in mainly fresh fruits and vegetables play a role in healthy blood vessels in the eyes.

• Carrots View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

Carrots contain Beta Carotene and also Vitamin A. They help the surface of the eyes and can also prevent eye infections and other eyes issues.

Good vision contributes to improved athletic ability, better driving skills, improved learning and comprehension and better quality of life.

Source: opera.com
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