Citrus fruits

  • The vitamin C in lemons is thought to contribute to preventing macular generation and other age-related conditions due to its powerful antioxidant properties.
  • Oranges, among other citrus fruits, contain vitamin C, this contributes to the health of blood vessels in the eyes and can combat the development of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. 

    Easy ways to include citrus fruit in your diet

    • Lemons are also great to add to many savoury dishes, squeeze over fish or salads for added flavour.
    • For a classic option make a lemon drizzle cake or a lemon cheesecake. 
    • For a sweet option why not bake an orange sponge cake or make an orange and pomegranate cheesecake.
    • Alternatively for a savoury option, make a mozzarella and orange salad with a coriander seed dressing.