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A few healthy eating tips for better eyesight

Numerous studies have shown the important impact of diet on eye health, as well as on managing diabetes and diabetic macular edema. Eating a varied and balanced diet helps to protect the eyes, and slow the progression of certain eye conditions.


The importance of monitoring one’s diet each day


A balanced diet is essential for good health in general. It’s also important for keeping cardiovascular risks under control and for preventing the various complications linked to diabetes.


Eating the right foods is one of the basic treatments for diabetes at every stage in the development of the condition.


How to get a varied and balanced diet?


When we speak about a balanced diet, we’re implying a diet that brings us all the nutrients that are necessary for the functioning of our organism. While no food is banned, it’s important to limit everything that contains too much fat, sugar or salt.


  • Drink 1.5 liters per day (water, tea, broth...)
  • Avoid snacking
  • Boosting your fiber intake will make you feel fuller
  • Include carbohydrates in every meal
  • Opt for ways of cooking that don’t require fats
  • Don’t consume more than a soup spoon of oil or butter per day


It is also essential not to skip meals in order to avoid fluctuations in blood sugar levels, such as hypoglycemia.


Example of a complete, balanced meal:


Carbohydrates + Fruit and vegetables + Dairy product + Protein + Water



It’s important to eat food from each food group at every meal in order to get all the nutrients that your body needs.