Avocado is amazing one less known benefit is it contains a carotenoid and antioxidant called lutein, which is a key player in eye health. Lutein is deposited into the retina and works to filter out harmful light and protect the eye from free radicals. It shields the cells from damage and encourages regeneration of healthy eye cells. Eating foods with lutein protects your eyes from developing diseases such as macular degeneration and cataracts as you age. Also, the healthy fat in avocado enhances absorption of carotenoids, including beta-carotene, lycopene, and zeaxanthin, all antioxidants that fight free-radical damage and protect healthy cells. . The simplicity of a natural energy breakfast like this with Cacao Crunchies is just what is needed, particularly when it involves chocolate. Avocado so well compliments the crunchy texture of our raw granola Crunchies , with coconut yogurt .