Cataracts develops in the lens, which is the crystal part of the eye that helps light to travel into the back of the eye to create an image. Cataracts veils the lens in the eye and affect vision, which makes it more difficult to see with age. According to latest researches, treating cataracts before it worsens is key to preventing it from spreading one eye to another.
Researchers used digital imaging to examine every participant’s eyes in order to measure their progression of cataracts by treating them with a nutritious diet consisting of fruits and vegetables. Those who regularly ate vitamin C and roughly two servings of fruit and of vegetables each day were 20 percent less likely to develop cataracts than those who ate a less nutritious diet.