Sense Organs

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Use Taste to Help Your Other Senses

Food isn’t just to be enjoyed by your taste buds. Eating the right nutrients will benefit all of your sensory organs. These are the top nutrients for your sensory system.

Lutein – it’s a substance that’s found in corn, spinach, and other leafy green vegetables, and it’s been found to be one of the substances most beneficial for maintaining sight and improving the health of your eyes. While good for your eyes, carrots aren’t as powerful as spinach.

Vitamin C and Bioflavnoids – They’ve shown to be helpful for your immune system, but they’re also helpful for protecting against cataracts. Many fruits and vegetables contain C and Bioflavnoids, and there’s evidence that eating a diverse diet that includes just four servings of fruit a day can make your RealAge as much as four years younger.

Fish Oil – As we age, our fat cells in that third layer of skin thin out and get a little bumpier. That’s part of what causes the raisin-like appearance of older skin. Somehow, the fatty acids in fish oil and salmon help make that layer a little thicker and smooth, so that wrinkles go away and the skin becomes fuller. Another reason fish is so good: it helps your eyes. Stopping smoking will help not only your lungs but also your skin..

Each sense organ is as important as the others, and we should take care of them so they can work properly and enjoy the world around us. We take care of them by keeping them clean, by keeping them from harm and by eating the right food.

EYES

With our eyes, we learn about the color, shape and size of things. Eating yellow vegetables and fruits such as carrots and squash will keep our eyes clear and bright. Rest your eyes by looking at green plants or far out of the windows. Avoid reading while you are in a lying position or inside a moving vehicle. Read under a good light. Keep sharp objects away from your eyes. And protect them from too much sunlight by wearing sun-glass with ultraviolet...
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