They say you can tell a person’s age by looking at their hands.
I say you can learn a lot MORE by looking into their eyes.
Your eyes aren’t just the windows to your soul…
When they’re dry and red… squinting… or even clouded… they tell EVERYONE how old you’re getting.
And the older you get, the more you’re in the crosshairs for going blind.
Age doesn’t have to steal your vision.
You can protect those peepers… keep them free of infection and disease… and make sure your eyesight is as crystal-clear as ever.
It doesn’t take drugs… expensive drops… or risky surgery.
You just need to feed your eyes the nutrients they’re starving for.
Could the tamarillo (Cyphomandra betacea) be the perfect food for your eyes?]
The “tree tomato” was introduced to New Zealand from South America in the 1880s… and in 1913, the USDA imported tamarillo seeds from Argentina so we could grow it in this country.
Nowadays, you might find this fruit cultivated in subtropical climates like California…
But its NOTORIETY has NEVER crossed over into the Northern Hemisphere.
Here’s what you’ve been missing.
The tamarillo is an all-in-one powerhouse of vision-supporting nutrients.
When they work together, they’re like the SECRET SERVICE for your eyesight.
For starters, tamarillo is PACKED with four vitamins that can make your eyes YOUNGER, including:
- vitamin A and beta-carotene (which is converted into vitamin A in the body): restore moisture levels in dry eyes, improve night vision, and put the brakes on nerve damage
- B vitamins: stop age-related macular degeneration from stealing your vision
- vitamin C: strengthens eye tissue by helping your body make collagen, a protein that provides structure to your cornea and sclera, and
- vitamin E: delays the formation of cataracts and slows or even stops the progression of AMD.
Now, MAYBE you could get enough of all four of those vitamins by taking your multi every day…
But tamarillo has got two more vision-boosting tricks up its sleeve.
First, it contains chlorogenic acid (CLA), a powerful anti-inflammatory that protects your retina from damage.
It works even if you’ve already been diagnosed with a vision-wrecking condition like glaucoma.
And while all of the nutrients I just mentioned also exhibit strong antioxidant action, tamarillo steps forward with a rich content of something else that can REPAIR oxidative damage in your eyes.
It’s what gives tamarillo its golden to rosy hues — anthocyanins.
And when it comes to saving your eyesight… the redder, the better.
This antioxidant activity doesn’t just fight free radicals and prevent nerve damage.
It also beats back eye infections… and boosts your overall immunity, to boot.
If you get fresh tamarillo from a rare fruit grower, scoop the insides out and leave the skin behind. You can eat the seeds.
You may be able to find frozen tamarillo pulp in the freezer aisle.
You can also buy tamarillo seeds online and try to grow your own.
But if you can’t get your hands on the fruit itself, make sure you supplement with a vision support formulathat contains at least the vitamins and nutrients I mention above.