5 Healthy Smoothies for Healthy Eyes

Smoothies are easy to make, yet effective in getting a lot of necessary nutrients in one go. You can use all the important ingredients you need into a blender and get a delicious yet healthy smoothie. Smoothies let us eat healthy without spending much time eating at all! You can use different fruits and green vegetables, blend them all into a smoothie and then drink it regularly, in order to get healthy eyes. We have found the 5 yummiest, yet healthiest smoothie recipes for you – so that you can take care of your eyes, the easy way!   1. Berry Green Smoothie shutterstock_3084555681086744721 1 cup spinach leaves 1/2 cup frozen blueberries 1/2 cup frozen raspberries 1 ripe banana 1/2 cup milk 2 tbsp old fashioned oats 1 tbsp sugar Blueberries and Raspberries are rich in anthocyanine antioxidants, which not only improve our vision, but also protect it. The high Potassium content in bananas help in balancing out the extra sodium from our bodies. They also contain beta-carotene which is good for our eyes. Milk and other dairy products are saturated with Vitamin A that promotes good eyesight and prevents night blindness and dry eyes.   2. Tropical Smoothie shutterstock_3795290351237255399 3/4 cup of frozen mango 1/4 cup of frozen pineapple 1 cup of spinach 1/2 cup of peeled avocados Avocados and dark, leafy greens like Spinach are full of nutrients like Lutein and Zeaxanthin, both which are helpful antioxidants that help protect the cornea of the eye. In fact Avocados also help in increasing absorption of antioxidants from all other food products. You can get 25% of your daily Vitamin A requirement from a cup of sliced mangoes. Pineapple contains beta-carotene and Vitamin A, that can slow down macular degeneration, reducing the risk of vision loss.   3. Orange Smoothie shutterstock_2784313972466237415 1/2 cup apple juice 2 large carrots (grated) 1 orange 1/4 tsp freshly grated ginger Carrots, oranges and apples contain important nutrients like Vitamin A and Vitamin C that are really beneficial for your eyes.   4. Peach-Flaxseed Smoothie shutterstock_409868188400603898 1 tbsp ground Flaxseed 3/4 cup Blueberries 1 small frozen Peach (chopped up) 1/2 cup almond milk 1/2 cup nonfat plain yogurt 2 tbsp honey Flaxseed is the best source of Omega 3 Fatty Acids, which help in maintaining the fluid retention in our bodies, preventing dry eye and normalizing eye pressure to reduce the risk of glaucoma. Blueberries and Peaches contain Vitamin E, which is good for eye nutrition.   5. Cocoa Smoothie for younger eyes shutterstock_319404887094738503 2 Bananas 2 tbsp plain yogurt 1 cup Almond Milk 2 tbsp Cocoa powder 2 tbsp honey Cocoa powder has high Vitamin A and antioxidant content that makes it a superfood for healthy eyes.          

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