Foods with the Highest Levels of Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Percentage of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in Total Carotenoids

  • Egg yolk* - 89
  • Maize (corn) - 86
  • Kiwi - 54
  • Red Seedless grapes - 53
  • Zucchini squash - 52
  • Pumpkin - 49
  • Spinach - 47
  • Orange pepper - 45
  • Yellow squash - 44
  • Cucumber- 38
  • Pea - 41
  • Green pepper - 36
  • Red grape - 33
  • Butternut squash - 37
  • Orange Juice - 15

* Go easy due to cholesterol

Source: https://bjo.bmj.com/content/82/8/907

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