Tuesday, December 14


At least, they're likely to have better vision as they get older - as long as they're eating (and I think most of us are) a lot of dark, leafy greens like kale. This is according to the December issue of the Journal of Nutrition. "New research provides further evidence that substances in kale, spinach and other green vegetables help protect aging eyes from cataracts. In an experiment, investigators found that human eye cells treated with antioxidants called lutein and zeaxanthin showed less damage after being exposed to ultraviolet rays, the sunlight ingredient considered a major contributor to cataracts."

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