best foods for eye health
Known as shepherd's purse Haruna, alias wild chestnut, to vegetables, protect grass, heart-shaped dishes, grown in fields, roadsides and garden, Nanjing Integrative Medicine MD, deputy director of the hospital nutrition and diet experts, WANG Dong-xu said heat to stop bleeding, Capsella Liver eyesight, swelling of the diuretic effect. "Doctors do not record" the words "the main benefit qi and"; "Cuisine" words and "fill the Heart"; Lu Chuan's Herbal "words" swelling detoxification, boils, red eyes ". Shepherd's purse contains a lot of carotene, B vitamins and vitamin C, calcium, iron content was also higher. Compared with common spring vegetables, shepherd's purse oxalic acid content is relatively low, calcium, iron and other substances in the shepherd's purse and are more easily absorbed by the body.
WANG Dong-xu, said office workers prone to dry eye, shepherd's purse is rich in carotene, eat shepherd's purse can prevent dry eye, you can also alleviate the symptoms of dry eye discomfort. As the shepherd's purse and a cool nature, the spleen and stomach unfit for human consumption, especially in the stool shapeless, frequent loose stools.
Shepherd's purse many therapeutic methods, can be fried, can be boiled, stewed, for filling, are fresh and delicious, unique flavor. WANG Dong-xu particularly to recommend the following three shepherd's purse therapeutic side, Readers, give it a try.
Eye fatigue to eat sweet potato
To a certain age, the eyes will fatigue, sometimes painful, blinding, visual recession. "The eyes are the mirror of the internal organs, eye failure of internal organs, especially liver, kidney decline and aging of the signal. Therefore, to improve the functioning of the eyes, a prerequisite for the function of internal organs can be restored.
Order to enhance the liver and kidney function, in addition to attention to the prevention of excessive drinking and fatigue, but also by the intake of good food to be addressed. There is the most representative food is sweet potatoes. The sweet potato has "Buzhongyiqi" role to improve the functioning of the digestive organs, nourishing liver and kidney, weak recovery effect on the body. Sweet potato can also be effective in the treatment of hepatitis and jaundice have some help. Based on nutritional analysis, the sweet potato is rich in dietary fiber, and a variety of vitamins and minerals. The recent food experts developed a purple sweet potato varieties contain a large number of able to maintain eye health and vision pigment anthocyanin.
Sweet Potato are diverse, and can be cooked to eat, or made into a dry to eat, sweet potato powder can be dissolved in milk or soy milk Beverage.
Egg yolks more yellow the better eye health
The egg contains rich protein, fat, egg yolk hormone, lecithin, vitamins and iron, calcium, potassium, lutein and zeaxanthin and other human body needs minerals. Eggs by the part of the eggshell, egg yolk, albumen and egg lace, respectively, have different nutritional value, in which egg yolk highest nutritional value. Some people do not like to eat egg yolk, especially obese people or people who lose weight, they are worried about the fat after eating the egg yolk. There contain high levels of cholesterol in the egg, it is that may cause elevated blood lipids, leading to hardening of the arteries, so everyone is generally known, but also worry about eating egg yolk increased cholesterol, so eat the egg white do not eat yellow. The reason to have such concerns, because they do not know the yolk is rich in nutrients. Two nutrients is specifically mentioned in the ingredients of which the yolk, lutein and zeaxanthin.
Concerned about the eyes of the people had better pay attention, lutein and zeaxanthin protect the eyes have a close relationship. The role of lutein and zeaxanthin have a strong antioxidant, particularly the role of eye protection. The imaging part of the human eye is the retina, a macular retina, inside the yellow source of nutrients, lutein and zeaxanthin. These two types of nutrients can reduce UV damage to the eyes, slow down the aging of the eyes, the prevention of eye diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts.
Yellow in color is dark yellow, is precisely the source of lutein and zeaxanthin. Soluble yellow substances in the egg yolk, 1/3 or more from these two components, and is very easily absorbed by the body. Therefore, for normal egg, egg yolk color is more yellow, more beneficial to eye health. Although coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high cholesterol and other diseases, should not eat eggs. Appropriate to eat a little is no serious problem. Experts suggest that eating eggs at the same time, and eat more fruits and vegetables, so to avoid high cholesterol and also to protect the eyes.