We need 'good oil' to keep our eyes healthy.
Studies showed that omega 3 fatty acids can help lowering pressure inside eyes and help preventing macular degeneration from getting worse. Research also indicates 4 benefits of achieving adequate level of omega 3 fatty acids in eye health:
- Reduce inflammation related dry eyes
- Reduce the risk of developing glaucoma
- Reduce the oxidative stress of our eyes
- Reduce the risk of developing macular degeneration
Supplementation of qualitied Omega 3 fatty acids is also a good option.
In additional to omega 3, other nutrients that are also shown to be beneficial to eye health: zeaxanthin, lutein, bilberry fruit extract.