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6 foods that have negative impact on eye health

Updated On Mar 25, 2023 05:30 PM IST

A balanced diet with a variety of whole foods, including fruits, vegetables, whole grains, lean protein, and healthy fats, is important for maintaining good eye health.

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Certain dietary choices can increase the risk of certain eye conditions. There are several foods that promote good eye health while there are some that can affect eye health. Here are seven foods or dietary habits that may have a negative impact on eye health: (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Mar 25, 2023 05:30 PM IST

Certain dietary choices can increase the risk of certain eye conditions. There are several foods that promote good eye health while there are some that can affect eye health. Here are seven foods or dietary habits that may have a negative impact on eye health: (Unsplash)

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Trans fats: Trans fats found in fried foods, baked goods, and processed snacks can increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition that can cause vision loss. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Trans fats: Trans fats found in fried foods, baked goods, and processed snacks can increase the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition that can cause vision loss. (Unsplash)

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Salt: A diet high in salt can increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, which is a major risk factor for glaucoma. (Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Salt: A diet high in salt can increase the risk of developing high blood pressure, which is a major risk factor for glaucoma. (Pinterest)

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Lack of fruits and vegetables: A diet lacking in fruits and vegetables can lead to a lack of essential vitamins and nutrients that are important for eye health, including vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene.(Pixabay) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Lack of fruits and vegetables: A diet lacking in fruits and vegetables can lead to a lack of essential vitamins and nutrients that are important for eye health, including vitamin C, vitamin E, and beta-carotene.(Pixabay)

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Excessive alcohol consumption: Heavy drinking can lead to nutritional deficiencies, including a lack of vitamin A, which is essential for good vision. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Excessive alcohol consumption: Heavy drinking can lead to nutritional deficiencies, including a lack of vitamin A, which is essential for good vision. (File Photo)

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Sugary and processed foods: A diet high in sugary and processed foods can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is a major risk factor for diabetic retinopathy, a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Sugary and processed foods: A diet high in sugary and processed foods can increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, which is a major risk factor for diabetic retinopathy, a serious eye condition that can lead to blindness. (Unsplash)

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Caffeine: Too much caffeine can increase eye pressure, which can contribute to glaucoma. (Unsplash) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Caffeine: Too much caffeine can increase eye pressure, which can contribute to glaucoma. (Unsplash)

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