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Easy ways to get your vitamins on the go

We're all crunched for time during the day, and trying to eat right on the go isn't easy. We know that eating well benefits our bodies, including our eyes. Check out the essential vitamins we should all be getting and quick, easy ways to get them.

Vitamin A

This antioxidant comes in many forms like eggs, fruits, and vegetables. It keeps our bodies healthy, but also helps our eyes. Vitamin A plays a role in keeping our retinas working properly and helps our eyes adapt to changing light.

Get more vitamin A:

  • Pack some carrot sticks for a grab-and-go snack.
  • Bring a hard-boiled egg on your drive in to work.
  • Make a spinach salad with avocados and your favorite vegetables for a quick and healthy lunch.

Vitamin C

This antioxidant nutrient does it all. It strengthens our bones and muscles, keeps our immune systems in shape, and helps reduce the risk of macular degeneration and cataracts. It's also easy to find in foods of all shapes and sizes.

Get more vitamin C:

  • Grab an orange or other citrus fruit for a quick snack.
  • Pack some strawberries for lunch or a morning treat.
  • Stir up some broccoli and bell peppers in your favorite stir-fry for dinner.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E reduces the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer's and coronary heart disease, and protects against different types of cancers. This antioxidant has also been associated with the delay of cataract growth. This is a do-it-all nutrient too!

Get more vitamin E:

  • Munch on almonds, peanuts, and sunflower seeds in the car or at your desk.
  • Steam up some green leafy vegetables like kale, spinach, or collard greens.
  • Add wheat germ to your pancakes or smoothies.

Getting the right nutrients benefits your overall wellness—and eyes too! Stay healthy and pack snacks with these tasty treats or make dinner with these foods in mind. Planning your meals ahead and packing grab-and-go snacks are the first steps to ensuring that you get the vitamins you need.