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How many carrots should we to eat to improve our eye sight?

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Dr. Damien Luviano
Ophthalmology 19 years experience
Many: Patients with eye disease as a result of vitamin deficiencies may get improvement of vision and dry eyes from the nutrients in carrots or multivitamins. Healthy people don't really get a beneft in vision. However carrots are great for you and your eye and body. Unboiled is best.
Dr. Theodore Wu
Ophthalmology 23 years experience
Carrots and eye: A balanced diet is best. Carrots are good for the eyes-- a quarter cup per day is plenty. Also try to add green leafy vegetables such as kale, collards, spinach, and cabbage to your diet. Salads are good. Also, the red and orange vegetables are good for your eyes. Try to eat plenty of blueberries, oranges, bananas, and blackberries. Also, eat fish once or twice a week.

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