Human eyes are a gift of nature whichhelps us perceive the many wonders of the world in different ways. Toexperience life fully, this sense perception of vision is of utmost importanceand to protect it with nature’s nutrients, our important duty. The nutrientstalked about here are not only to protect our vision but to maintain itsfunctions to its optimal levels. Scientific research and years of use has shownsome of these nutrients to be safe and effective for human health.
SOME OFTHESE NUTRIENTS ARE:
Lutein & Zeaxanthin
These have been used for theprevention of eye diseases, particularly in Age-Related Macular Degeneration(ARMD) and Cataracts. So the simple act of including more Lutein and Zeaxanthinin our diets or through supplements may enhance our protection from such eyediseases. Shrey’s Visionguard is one such dietary supplement whichprovides the required nutrients for the prevention of ARMD.Some of the goodfood sources of Lutein & Zeaxanthin are – Egg yolk, spinach, broccoli,corn, kiwi fruit and zucchini.
Anthocyanins are pigments which rangefrom bright red to blue colours. An excellent source of Anthocyanin pigments isthe bilberry extract found in Shrey’s Alacoma andalso, Shrey’sVisionguard. These are extremely useful for maintaining thehealth of the cornea and blood vessels throughout the eye. It may also beuseful for protecting the retina in those suffering from diabetes or high bloodpressure. Some of the other good sources of Anthocyanins are - Blueberries,blackcurrant, plums and cranberries.
Omega-3 Fatty Acids
Omega-3 Fatty Acids have been usedextensively for overall health and well-being of humans. Their use also extendsto protecting and enhancing one’s vision. Specifically in dry eyes syndrome andalso macular degeneration, Omega-3’s may be of great significance to thoseneeding relief. Shrey’sLacferin-O has been specifically designed for thosesuffering from dry eyes. Some good food sources for Omega-3 are – Fish (Salmon,tuna, sardines etc.), flaxseeds and canola oil.
Vitamin D, also referred to as thesunshine vitamin is found in supplements such as Shrey’sLacferin-O. Vitamin D may help in reducing inflammation in theretina and improve vision. Moderate levels of exposure to the sun can provideadequate amounts of Vitamin D. In addition to this, some of the good foodsources for this are: Mushrooms, egg yolks and fish oils.