- n yellow carotenoid (isomeric with lutein and occurs widely with it) that is the main pigment in yellow Indian corn
- Just as impressive, spinach contains two phytochemicals, lutein and zeaxanthin, that seem to ward off macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness.
- Lutein and zeaxanthin (from green vegetables) and lycopene (from tomatoes) may protect against coronary-artery disease, cataracts, macular degeneration and cancer.
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- Healthy Eating Can Protect Eyesight, from the August 2013 Harvard Health Letter
Vitamins and minerals in food may help prevent cataracts and age-related macular degeneration. These include vitamins A, C, and E; the mineral zinc; the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin; and the omega-3 fatty acid DHA (docosahexaenoic acid). (PRWeb August 20, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/8/prweb11005739.htm
Aug. 20, 2013 - PRWeb