A nutrient found in the macula area of our eyes and skin
Lutein is a pigment ranging from yellow to orange; this carotenoid is present in the eyes and skin and cannot be produce by human body. It is found in dark green leafy vegetables such as kale and spinach. Due to its strong antioxidant capacity, excessive oxidant of lipids which is harmful to the retina can be prevented. Also, it is thought that lutein has the effect of absorbing blue light which can causes retina damage.