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What besides carrots can you eat to help your eyes and prevent eye diseases?

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Dr. Jeffrey Gold
Ophthalmology

In brief: Green Leafy Veggies

Carrots have vitamin a.
Your liver can store enough beta-carotene (vitamin a) for a year if you eat one carrot. Green leafy veggies contain anti-oxidants which may be helpful in preventing macular degeneration or at least in stabilizing it once it has started. Vitamin c may be helpful in preventing cataracts.

In brief: Green Leafy Veggies

Carrots have vitamin a.
Your liver can store enough beta-carotene (vitamin a) for a year if you eat one carrot. Green leafy veggies contain anti-oxidants which may be helpful in preventing macular degeneration or at least in stabilizing it once it has started. Vitamin c may be helpful in preventing cataracts.
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