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Goji Berries Can Improve Your Vision

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008

Of our five senses, vision is one of most important. Our sight will eventually diminish to some degree over the years. Though there is laser surgery to help correct problematic vision, there are also preventive measures that can be taken to keep your eyes healthy.

Researchers are finding that goji berries protect your eyes against macular degeneration. This disease is where the tissue deteriorates in the part of the eye which is responsible for your central vision. This causes blurring and blind spots in your vision. Usually most people start suffering with macular degeneration at age fifty and older. With the goji berry’s antioxidants carotenoids, will help to prevent eye problems. Patients eating goji berries noticed less blind spots.

Goji berries are considered by some researchers as the most nutritionally known fruit in the world. It is loaded with flavonoids which protects your eyes against retinopathy. This is when the blood vessels leak blood into the eye. Diabetic retinopathy is the most common. When a diabetic’s blood glucose is too high this can cause the blood leaking into the eye. Make sure you continue to follow your doctor’s treatment plan.

Goji berries helps your eyes adapt to darkness faster. It will also improve your vision in dimmer light. These nutrient filled berries have helped patients improve their eyesight after they started having vision problems in as little as two weeks. Go ahead and include goji berries in your diet and see if you notice a difference.