Nutrition for your Eyes –
‘Beyond Carrots’ shatters the common myth that carrots are all you need for healthy vision. In fact, there are over 30 nutrients your eyes need to protect and preserve them for a lifetime!
In this book, board-certified neuro-ophthalmologist and integrative practitioner, Dr. Rudrani Banik shares the range of nutrients critical for healthy vision. She highlights the best foods for eye health A to Z, an entire alphabet of foods richest in these nutrients. Some of these foods may surprise you!
These nutrients and foods will help support your eyesight and prevent common diseases like dry eye, cataract, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. When it comes to healthy vision and the prevention of eye diseases, it is important to eat right for your sight!
How eye-healthy is your diet right now? Take the Nutrition Eye-Q test to find out your score and which specific nutrients and foods you need to keep your eyesight strong.
Praise For ‘Beyond Carrots’
“This is the book that we have been waiting for written by an ophthalmologist who is a recognized authority in the nutritional connection to eye health. A must-read for all of us concerned about their vision.”
Jeffrey Bland, Ph.D.
President, Personalized Lifestyle Medicine Institute
Founder, Institute for Functional Medicine
“Enlightening read! ‘Beyond Carrots’ provides a comprehensive summary of the diversity of nutrients and foods we need to keep our visual system strong and healthy…”
James C. Tsai, M.D., M.B.A.
President, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
Professor and Chair, Department of Ophthalmology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
“In ‘Beyond Carrots,’ Dr. Banik synthesizes her vast medical knowledge, clinical acumen, and personal life experience to create an encyclopedic compendium of nutritional pearls that empowers each of us to take control of our own visual health…”
Paul A. Sidoti, M.D.
Professor and Chair, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai
“Dr. Rani Banik is a pioneer in Integrative Ophthalmology, a field in which nutritional and lifestyle choices are put at the forefront to maintain eye health. Her first book is a landmark contribution.”
Dr. Kellyann Petrucci
New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Bone Broth Diet;
“Paradigm-shifting. By connecting the importance of nutrition with our eyes, Dr. Banik gives us key strategies to protect against vision loss. I love this book!”
New York Times Best-Selling Author of The Virgin Diet
In ‘Beyond Carrots,’ Dr. Banik shares the groundbreaking science of keeping our eyes healthy with food… Dr. Banik’s practical and delicious recommendations are crucial and will go a long way towards keeping your eyes healthy and strong as they age.
New York Times Best-Selling Author of Genius Foods, Health and Science Journalist
“A must-read for anyone who cares about protecting their eyesight naturally using food as medicine.”
Founder & Co-CEO, mindbodygreen
Meet the Author
Dr. Rani Banik is America’s Integrative Eye Doctor. She is a board-certified ophthalmologist and fellowship-trained neuro-ophthalmologist with additional training in Functional Medicine. Dr. Rani focuses on the root cause of eye diseases, and uses integrative strategies for conditions such as thyroid eye disease, macular degeneration, cataract, dry eye, glaucoma, and other autoimmune diseases of the visual system. Her treatments are based on nutrition, botanicals, lifestyle modification, essential oils, and supplements.
Dr. Rani runs a private practice based in New York City and is also Associate Professor of Mount Sinai in NYC where she serves as an educator and researcher. As Principal Investigator of several clinical trials in diseases of the optic nerve, Dr. Rani uses cutting-edge approaches such as nanotechnology and gene therapy.
Dr. Rani is frequently featured as an expert in the media and has been interviewed on Good Morning America, CBS, NBC, ABC, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Fox, amongst many others. Dr. Rani has been voted as Castle Connolly Top Doctor and New York Magazine’s Best Doctor in Ophthalmology every year since 2017.
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