If you have diabetes, you probably know that your vision is at risk. The good news is that a simple change may help save your sight, according to new research.

A study published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry examined the potential for green and black tea to prevent cataracts in people with diabetes.

For 3 months, green and black tea were given to subjects with chemically-induced diabetes. After the study period, researchers examined the subjects and found that both green tea and black tea prevented diabetic cataracts.

Balance Your Blood Sugar, Save Your Sight

Because having high blood sugar damages the microcapillaries of the eyes, people who have elevated blood sugar levels develop vision problems over time.

And while making tea your tonic of choice may help to prevent cataracts, the best thing you can do is get your blood sugar under control.

Learn how to start eating a low glycemic diet – that will save your sight – today!