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Eat Your Dark Green Leafy Veggies Every Day
Spinach, kale, chard, and other leafy greens have the highest amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin, two antioxidants that studies show protect your eyes against diseases such as cataracts or macular degeneration. "They seem to shield your eyes from harmful UV rays," notes nutritionist Elizabeth Somer, M.A., R.D., author of Age-Proof Your Body. Other good sources include egg yolks, corn, orange peppers, kiwi, grapes and zucchini.
Do It Now: Make it easy to load up on these fresh vegetables by joining a CSA or visiting your local farmer's market regularly - now's the perfect time to get into the habit. Find one near you at lovalharvest.org.