Eating healthy foods often will go a long way to reduce your risk of developing eye problems. People who are already diagnosed with this condition are advised to follow a healthy diet plan. According to Healthline, this article will show you how the intake of maize affects those with cases of eye problems. Maize is also the same as corn, hence they will be used interchangeably in this article. Kindly read till the end.
Maize is said to be good for the eyes because it contains various eye-friendly nutrients, some of which include lutein and zeaxanthin. The former helps to safeguard your eyes from oxidative damage, while the latter is needed for good eyesight. These two nutrients are present in maize, and they are very good for the eyes.
Furthermore, the intake of maize has also been proven to help lower the risk of eye problems such as macular degeneration. Studies show that old people who eat corn regularly tend to have a reduced risk of age-related eye illnesses. Nutritionists recommend consuming corn on a regular basis for improved eye health. However, it is important to know that corn is high in carbs; hence it may not be good for those with cases of high blood sugar levels.
Corn is naturally nutritious, and you tend to benefit a lot when you add it in your diet. Hence, it’s highly advisable.
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