Leafy Greens from 6 Foods that are Good for Your Eyes (Slideshow)

6 Foods that are Good for Your Eyes (Slideshow)

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Leafy Greens

Vegetables like kale, spinach, collard greens, and other dark leafy greens contain lutein and zeaxanthin. These nutrients are important for your eyes as they have been shown to reduce the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration, and they protect from harmful high-energy light waves. Eat just a cup of cooked dark leafy greens to get more than 20 milligrams of these essential nutrients for your eyes.