FROM AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR DR GOVIND SHUKLA, NUTRITION EXPERT
Govind Shukla, Specializes in Pharmacology, Toxicology, Nutraceuticals & Herbal Drugs has published More than 50 research papers in National & International Journals. He is also a reviewer of International Journal of Pharmacology & pharmacotherapeutics, Chief editor of IJPNR Journal & Freelance Medical Writer for Different publication Groups including Lambert Academic Publishing Saarbrucken, Germany.
Nutrition To Cure or Prevent Cataract
Age-related cataract is a leading cause of blindness in the world today. Currently, the only treatment for cataracts is surgical removal of the cloudy lens, which typically is then replaced with an intraocular lens (IOL) during the cataract surgery the oxidative stress damages certain enzymes and proteins in the eye’s natural lens, which causes the lens to become cloudy. By eating a healthy diet rich in antioxidants and certain vitamins has been shown in several studies to be associated with a reduced risk of cataracts or their progression. Dark green and colorful fruits and vegetables are great sources of eye-friendly antioxidants. They also contain beta-carotene, folic acid, calcium, vitamins and other important nutrients which helps to reduce the risk of cataract.they should be included in our healthy diet.