Tuna and Halibut Recipes for Healthy Vision Month 2017

So far we’ve celebrated Healthy Vision Month with recipes for leafy greens, recipes for salmon, and a recipe for Sesame Coconut-Crusted Halibut. Now it’s time to wrap things up with tuna and halibut recipes from several great bloggers. As you know, the National Eye Institute (NEI) recommends eating leafy greens and fatty fish like salmon, tuna, and halibut for healthy eyes.

Tuna and Halibut recipes for Healthy Vision Month

In addition being at risk for diabetic retinopathy (DR) and diabetic macular edema (DME), people with diabetes are also more likely to have other eye conditions. The American Diabetes Association says people with diabetes are 40% more likely to develop glaucoma and 60% more likely to get cataracts. Learn more about diabetes and glaucoma in this article by the The Diabetes Council.

Adding more fatty fish and leafy greens to your diet is one way to stave off diabetes-related eye complications. Other things you can do include keeping your blood glucose and blood pressure under control, quitting smoking (if applicable), and getting a dilated eye exam annually. In addition, the American Diabetes Association recommends seeing your ophthalmologist if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • blurry vision
  • trouble reading
  • double vision
  • eye pain
  • chronic eye redness
  • eye pressure

Tuna and Halibut recipes for Healthy Vision Month

Tuna and Halibut Recipes

Now on to those tuna and halibut recipes. Keep in mind that some may require a few tweaks to make them diabetic-friendly.


  1. Shelby Kinnaird says

    Nicole – Can’t wait to try the sushi bowls – they look delish! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

  2. Shelby Kinnaird says

    Lisa – Thanks for sharing your recipe! I’ve recently started using shirataki noodles but I’ve only seen fettuccine and angel hair. I’ll have to look for ziti.

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