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How to Eat Well by Color (Page 4)

Yellow & Green, Part 1 (Leafy Greens)

3. Yellow & Green, Part 1 (Leafy Greens)

Many yellow and green vegetables are good sources of lutein and zeaxanthin, phytochemicals that accumulate in the eyes and help prevent age-related macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in older people. Leafy greens are also rich in beta carotene.

Must Read: Five Tips for Eye Health

Healthy Yellow and Green Fruits & Vegetables:
Artichoke
Corn
Lettuce
Summer Squash
Wax beans
Arugula
Chard
Collards
Mustard Greens
Turnip Greens

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