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Think carrots have the best nutrition for your eyes?

Think again. Here are three facts about vision health:

Kale beats carrots: Leafy greens such as kale and spinach contain the nutrients lutein and zeaxanthin, which have been shown to help reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration and other eye conditions. Other smart choices: citrus fruits, broccoli and produce rich in vitamin C.

Be wary of the sun: More than half of Americans do not rate UV protection as a priority for sunglasses, according to a new survey from the American Optometric Association. But long exposure to ultraviolet light can …

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