Benefits of Broccoli
Youve probably heard that carrots are good for your eyes, and thats because they contain lutein, Jarzabkowski said. Its a compound antioxidant thats really good for eye health, and broccoli is also a great way to get it. Another antioxidant in broccoli called zeaxanthin is similarly beneficial. Both chemicals may help protect against macular degeneration, an incurable condition that blurs central vision, and cataracts, a clouding of the eyes lens.