|NUTRIENT||ACTION IN BODY||FOOD SOURCES|
|Omega 3 fats||Strengthen blood vessels of ear's sensory system||Flaxseeds, walnuts, salmon, beef, soybeans, tofu, cauliflower. Fish is the best source.|
|Folic Acid||Reduces the number of free radicals that circulate in the body that can damage nerve tissue of inner ears||Spinach, asparagus, beans, broccoli, eggs, liver or nuts,|
|Magnesium||Protects against noise-induced hearing loss||Bananas, potatoes, artichokes or broccoli|
|Zinc||Increases inner ear's resistance to age-related hearing loss||Dark chocolate or oysters|
|Vitamin C, E||Strengthen overall immune system||Oranges, lime, lemon, bell peppers|
Avoid intake of alcohol and caffeine.