Carotenoids such as lutein and zeaxanthin are involved in early eye development and support healthy vision throughout life. Recent research indicates that lutein may also play a role in brain development and help support children’s cognitive function.
Lutein is a carotenoid, a plant pigment with a yellow color, similar to beta carotene. Like beta carotene, lutein is important for healthy eyes. Here are 15 colorful fruits and vegetables that can help you get more lutein in your diet.