Myopia is a very common disease, so for myopia patients, what are the dietary taboos? You know, there are some foods that can deepen myopia.
What is myopia dietary taboo?
- Avoid sweet food
Sweet food can promote the development of myopia. This is because sugar in sweets needs a large amount of vitamin B1 when metabolizing in the body. If the body takes in too much sugar, vitamin B1 will be relatively insufficient. Therefore, people suffering from myopia or preventing myopia should try to eat less sweets.
- Avoid refined starch
Fine processed starch food, such as chips and cakes, will make the pancreas secrete more insulin. Too much insulin will cause a rapid reduction of an important growth factor protein, which will cause children’s eyeballs to grow too long and the lens development is not coordinated.
- Avoid foods that produce gas easily
Such as sweet potato, taro, soybean. Taro is a kind of food that is easy to produce gas. It is easy to cause flatulence of intestine and abdomen, which affects the absorption of nutrients and the discharge of harmful substances.
- Avoid foods that are not easy to digest and absorb
Such as chocolate, bean sprouts, zongzi; chocolate is a kind of food that is difficult to digest and absorb. It is easy to slow down the intestinal peristalsis, distend the abdomen, and block the absorption of nutrients.
- Avoid spicy food
Such as pepper. Pepper is a kind of irritant food. It is easy to cause the increase of eye secretion and the aggravation of vision.