Eat your greens!

It is found mainly in colourful fruits and vegetables and it helps you against the ageing of your eyes and your body.
A minimum intake of 6 mg of lutein and zeaxanthin should already be enough to counteract the ageing of the eyes and cells, according to results from available research.

Lutein and zeaxanthin protect the proteins, fats and your DNA from free radicals making it an inhibitor against ageing. It fends off diseases such as cancer, type 2 diabetes, Alzheimer’s and heart problems.

Also, the additional antioxidants have a reducing effect on bad LDL cholesterol. Thus, it can reduce plaque in the vein walls and thus prevent cardiovascular disease.

In short, you want to stay beautiful and healthy longer: Eat your greens!

You’ll find a high dose of both substances in:
Kale
Spinach
Endive
Broccoli

In lesser amounts (though very good as a snack) in:
Kiwi
Tangerine
Orange
Grapes
Blueberries
Blackberries
Peach

Tip:
Make your smoothie every day with a handful of kale or spinach. The taste hardly changes and you immediately have a nice portion of lutein and zeaxanthin in. https://smoothiesmuller.nl/boerenkool-smoothie/

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/lutein-and-zeaxanthin

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