Five healthy habits for vision health

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There are things we can do to improve our eyesight and to keep vision healthy. The following tips will help you maintain healthy vision.

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Five healthy habits for vision health

  1. 1. Five Healthy Habits for Vision Health
  2. 2. Many of us rely on healthy vision and take it for granted on a day-to-day basis. Unfortunately, eyesight tends to worsen or improve little by little. There are things we can do to improve our eyesight and to keep vision healthy. The following tips will help you maintain healthy vision.
  3. 3. • Sleep is very important in order to let our eyes get the adequate amount of rest. • It is recommended for individuals to sleep a minimum of six hours, with the optimal sleeping period being a full 8 hours. • Getting enough sleep also helps reduce dark under eye circles that many tend to struggle with. Sleep
  4. 4. • Consuming the right types of food, that deliver the proper nutrients to your body, is essential for maintaining healthy eyesight. • Healthy options for eyesight improvement include lots of vegetables, fruits, carrots and calcium. • The best minerals for your eyes include vitamins A, B, C and E, as well as magnesium and zinc. Eating healthy
  5. 5. • Taking breaks from staring at either computers or mobile phones is necessary to allow your eyes to recover. • Focused attention on screens tends to strain the eyes. • A good habit to rest your eyes is to look at something else every twenty minutes. • You could also shut your lids for a short time. Take short “rest” breaks
  6. 6. • Long commuting journeys are often accompanied by reading. • Reading in moving vehicles is stressful on the eyes and can even hurt them. Try to refrain from reading in buses or cars. • If you do need to read, keep blinking and do not let your eyes get dry. • Keeping eyes moist is important to maintaining their health. Don’t read in moving vehicles
  7. 7. • Many people enjoy lying down in bed and reading before sleep. Try to sit up with back support as opposed to lying down. • Awkward reading postures many a times makes people squint or strain their eyes. • If you wear reading glasses, make sure you are reading thru the proper calibrated lens area. Reading posture
  8. 8. Five Healthy Habits for Vision Health by Maitreyi Fresh and Natural Content is copyright © 2013 Maitreyi and Apps@Service. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED

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