zeaxanthin

Eat your greens for vision protection

A new study from Ohio State University showed that lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants found in plants such as kale, spinach and collard greens, helped to protect the cells from exposure to ultraviolet light — a leading cause of cataract formation. The researchers compared the effects of these antioxidants to vitamin E and found that lutein [...]

Eat your greens for vision protection 2015-09-09T13:49:31+00:00

An Eye for Antioxidants: Leafy greens supply vision-protecting nutrients

A new study from Ohio State University provides the first laboratory evidence that certain antioxidants found in dark leafy green vegetables can indeed help prevent cataracts. Results from experiments on human lens cells showed that lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants found in plants such as kale, spinach and collard greens, helped to protect the cells from [...]

An Eye for Antioxidants: Leafy greens supply vision-protecting nutrients 2018-02-15T15:53:25+00:00

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