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2. Add spice to protect your eyes
Now see this! Herbs and spices like paprika, coriander and parsley are packed with two powerful eye-strengthening antioxidants: lutein and zeaxanthin. Like sunscreen for your peepers, these all-star ingredients help protect your retinas from ultraviolet light damage, one of the leading causes of cataracts. And Australian researchers found saffron may actually improve the vision of people suffering from macular degeneration by helping cells in the retina to repair themselves.