Carotenoids Plus E Guard Against Cataracts

March 2008
Environmental Nutrition;Mar2008, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p1
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.


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