Thanksgiving is a time for food, food, and more food! From turkey to stuffing, pumpkin pie and more, Thanksgiving gives a whole new meaning to the phrase, ‘I am stuffed’.
But food does more than just fuel us, it also aids in our overall health. I’m sure we’ve all heard that carrots are good for our eyes, but what else will keep our eyes alert and healthy? Here are 3 foods that are great for your eyes, and recipes that can be made a staple at your dinner. This Thanksgiving, give thanks to your eyes!
- full of lutein and zeaxanthin which lower the risk of developing cataracts
Spice up your obligatory salad at thanksgiving dinner with these quick and easy recipes!
- jam packed with vitamin c, berries are shown to promote healthy blood vessels within the eye
Add any of your favorite berries and put a twist on the classic thanksgiving desserts with this sweet cake!
- kidney beans, black-eyed peas, and lentils are great sources of bioflavonoids and zinc which help protect the retina
Add this easy and delicious side to your meal that is sure to have your guests going in for seconds!