1. Being overweight
Consuming unhealthy foods with high saturated fat content and also some foods that are packed with harmful chemicals will make you experience health problems. Health problems from consuming excess food are often overweight, resulting in a body mass index of more than 25. Excess weight will result in several things including type 2 diabetes. The development of type 2 diabetes will be related to the health of the eyes, nerves, kidneys. and heart. In the eye in particular it often results in cataracts and diabetic diabetic retinopathy. Getting used to consuming food from your own home is better because you can better control the nutritional needs of the menu every day, although it is not always possible to eat your own food, you and your family who spend eating at restaurants or other places can control the nutritional needs you choose. So it is recommended that you choose healthy food consumption and maintain a diet for maximum results for the health of your eyes.
2. Bad smoking habits
The next healthy lifestyle choice is to stop your bad habit of smoking. In a study found that those who smoke have a shorter life expectancy than those who do not smoke, this is associated with the development of cancer and heart disease in the body of smokers. Subsequent studies link the existence of a relationship between smoking and eye health, where those of you who smoke are more prone to cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The content contained in a cigarette is a chemical that is harmful to health which makes your eyesight fade in old age. Therefore, get used to living a healthy life by avoiding smoking, try to be in the family environment first. In other words, you have set an example for family members to live healthily.
3. Consuming unhealthy foods
Consuming many kinds of unhealthy food, sometimes you don’t realize that your food consumption will have a negative effect on your health. Healthy food is related to your daily nutritional adequacy. By choosing a balanced menu will help you to protect your health, especially heart health, and the development of research that has been carried out has linked the existence of a link between the consumption of foods that contain karetonoid to protect you from cataracts and AMD. You are advised to consume healthy foods by supplementing the daily portion of the nutritional needs of vegetables and fruit. Consuming a healthy diet, zeaxanthin and two carotenoids lutein will help you to avoid minor and also oxidative induced damage that leads to cataracts. So consuming foods with dark leaves and some fruits will keep your eyes healthy.
4. Avoid excessive sunlight
Sunlight has the supply of vitamins for your bones, but in excess it is not good for the health of your eyes. Exposure to strong sunlight for a long time has the risk of triggering cataracts, so those of you who are active outdoors should wear sunglasses when dealing for a long time in the sun, especially during the day and evening. Likewise with your child, the eye damage will increase twofold, causing long-term damage.