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It’s Not Carrots That Are Good For Your Eyes But Kale and Spinach!

It’s not carrots that are good for your eyes but green veg such as kale and spinach!

Gaining in popularity, kale and spinach are amazing vegetables now recognised for their exceptional nutritional richness, health benefits, and delicious flavour. They are some of the healthiest vegetables on the planet, rich in the eye-health promoting lutein and zeaxanthin which have been found to prevent the progression of eye-related problems such as macular degeneration,
Eat a good portion of these veg every day and the nutritional benefits don’t stop at the eyes!
Store kale and spinach unwashed, in an air-tight zipped plastic bag for up to five days in the fridge

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Solar Eclipse

Never look directly at the sun or use any instruments like cameras or binoculars to view the sun directly. Doing so can permanently damage your eyesight.  The safest way to get a good view of Friday’s solar eclipse is to watch it on television!