Carotenoids (1994) and green leafy vegetables


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Holistic eye doctors know that green leafy vegetables are good for vision health.

In addition to beta carotene, researchers have found that other carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, which found in dark green leafy vegetables are more essential to vision health. Several published studies indicate that lutein and zeaxanthin supplements may slow vision loss due to glaucoma, and in some cases improve eyesight.

Published: Science News, Volume 146, 1994.