Vitamin C for Stronger Eyes

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Dr. Oz here with today's smart health tip. Here is another reason to load up on lots of fruits and vegetable to get your vitamin C, it's great free your eyes. It turns out vitamin C improves the function of cells in your retina and that's good news for your vision. Your retina is apart of your essential nervous system, and vitamin C has a number of neurological benefits. So vitamin C maybe particularly good for our eyes because our retinas posses the same shapes of receptors that are found in the brain.

These receptors helps control rapid communications between the neurons. They stop functioning properly if you don't get enough of vitamin C, that's bad news for your vision. But you can get all the vitamin C you need from fruits and vegges like this orange. All these vitamin C also boosts your health in other surprisingly ways.

It helps keep pluck in total conforming in your teeth, great for your smile and even help people add more calories. You want more simple ways to nourish your health, check out all of our smart health tips right here.