A Rainbow of Choices
Spinach, collards, kale, and broccoli contain the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin, which are known to have antioxidant properties. Cruciferous vegetables such as cabbage, Brussels sprouts, cauliflower and turnips are loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. The phytochemicals in these foods go a long way to keeping you in good health. Not only are these foods being studied for their role in fighting cancer, but for their ability to protect your eyes by keeping your retina strong.