Lutein and Zeaxanthin are compounds called xanthophyll; yellow pigments that occur naturally in many plants, fruits and vegetables. Research suggests that these classes of organic compounds called carotenoids help protect important cells in the eye. It absorbs potentially damaging light and protects against oxidative damage in the eye. A simple way to make sure your eyes get lutein and Zeaxanthin is by incorporating some delicious fruit and veggies to your daily meals. Hit the farmers market or start your own garden and stock up on Kale, Spinach, Collards, Turnip greens, green peas, corn, broccoli, romaine lettuce, carrots, green beans, squash, pumpkin and apples. Great Kale recipes at Canadian living are worth giving a try! Bon appetit!