They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, but as we age, those windows can get a lot less clear than we'd like. Unfortunately. on the path to better health, many of us neglect the health of our eyes, assuming that poor vision is little more than a foregone conclusion—particularly as we get older.
Globally, 75 percent of adults wear contact lenses or glasses and 246 million more have low vision, according to the WHO. With the increasing lifespan of individuals around the world, the number of people whose not-so-great vision becomes an inconvenience or serious impediment to their wellbeing will only continue to grow.
Fortunately, that doesn't mean that looking to the future necessarily means staring through a pair of thick bifocals to do so: eating the right foods today can help improve the health of your eyes and your vision, too. Start improving your eye health today by making these 44 foods for better eyesight part of your regular meal plan. And when you want to improve your whole-body health, stock up on these 42 Foods That Fight High Blood Pressure.