8 Nutrients That Will Optimize Your Eye Health 

Vitamin A 

Vitamin A deficiency is one of the most common causes of blindness in the world.

Lutein and Zeaxanthin 

Lutein and zeaxanthin are yellow carotenoid antioxidants known as macular pigments. 

Omega-3 Fatty Acids 

The long-chain omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA are important for eye health. 

Gamma-Linolenic Acid 

Gamma-linolenic acid (GLA) is an omega-6 fatty acid found in small amounts in the modern diet. 

Vitamin C 

Your eyes require high amounts of antioxidants — more so than many other organs. 

Vitamin E 

Vitamin E is a group of fat-soluble antioxidants that protect fatty acids from harmful oxidation. 


Your eyes have a lot of zinc in them.Superoxide dismutase is one of the many vital enzymes that contains zinc and serves as an antioxidant. 

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