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Prawn, Fennel and Spinach Salad

The eyes are rich in blood vessels, fed by the heart, so a heart-healthy diet that’s low in trans and saturated fat is important to keep the blood vessels of the eyes healthy. Foods rich in antioxidants are also known to help protect the eyes from age-related macular degeneration (ARMD), which is the leading cause […]

Prawn, spinach and fennel salad

Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

This simple and refreshing treat is packed with lutein, zeaxanthin and vitamin C.   In addition to feeding your eyes, the coconut water will replenish your body with electrolytes, and the chia seeds will keep you full. You could also add protein powder of your choice if you are exercising an hour within drinking.   […]

Tropical Breakfast Smoothie

Kale, Tomato and Quinoa Soup

Popeye was right, but he shouldn’t have stopped with spinach. He should have also included kale. One cup of kale contains three times as much zeaxanthin and lutein as spinach, and over 200% of the daily recommended intake of vitamin A- all important nutrients for vision. Health-promoting phytonutrients in kale have been gaining attention for their […]

Kale, Tomato and Quinoa Soup

Raw Carrot Salad

Oh my goodness- where to start? Not only is this raw carrot salad packed full of antioxidant nutrients and omega-3, it’s absolutely delicious. Carrots contain a cartonenoid called lutein, which is vital for macula health. Vitamin A is essential for clear vision as it supports the cornea, and when combined with other vitamins, has also been shown to […]

Raw Carrot Salad

Macula Degeneration – Omega 3 and 6

The latest research has found that dietary intake of omega-three fatty acids (docosahexaenoic acid [DHA] and eicosapentaenoic acid [EPA]), has a beneficial effect in age-related macula degeneration (AMD). Omega-three fatty acids provide anti-inflammatory, anti-atherosclerotic, and antithrombotic effects. Omega-six fatty acids (arachidonic acid) are pro-inflammatories and are linked to a higher prevalence of chronic diseases. An ideal diet aims […]

Plant-based and animal sources of Omega-3 acids

Scroggin Mix Snack

This is the perfect snack for in between meals, not only do these seeds and nuts contain zinc, selenium and loads of vitamins which are excellent for eye health, they also contain a heap of protein to keep you full for much longer. Ingredients: 1 cup chopped almonds 1⁄2 cup chopped walnuts 1 cup chopped […]

Scroggin

Apple and Raspberry Oats

Known as nature’s candy, raspberries are loaded with antioxidant power to help keep eyes healthy by providing protection against UV light damage. The antioxidant zeaxanthin filters out harmful blue light rays and is thought to play a protective role in eye health and possibly ward off damage from macula degeneration. A higher intake of all fruits (3 or more […]

Apple and Raspberry Oats