TITLE

Carotenoids Plus E Guard Against Cataracts

PUB. DATE
March 2008
SOURCE
Environmental Nutrition;Mar2008, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the results of the Women's Health Study that women are less likely to develop cataracts if they have food rich in carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin and have most vitamin E and supplements in their diets. Experts think that antioxidants like carotenoids and vitamin E can protect the lens of the eye against free radical damage. Furthermore, fruits and vegetables like spinach offers dietary protection.
ACCESSION #
31155002

 

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