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How can eating broccoli help preserve my eye health?

Broccoli is a top source for riboflavin (also known as vitamin B2), which is found in the pigment of the retina and helps your eyes adapt to changes in light. Riboflavin deficiency can make the eyes overly sensitive to light, leading to inflammation, blurred vision and ocular fatigue. Animal research suggests that adequate B2 may help prevent cataracts or delay their progress.

Other riboflavin sources include beans, spinach, mushrooms, mangoes, asparagus, Brussels sprouts and nuts.

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