Lutein (10 mg)

$46.90

Researchers have found that adding vegetables high in the phytonutrient lutein to your diet helps support macular health.

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Description

Lutein
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Studies have shown a link between a diet rich in dark, leafy green vegetables and overall macular health. And researchers have found that adding vegetables high in the phytonutrient lutein to your diet helps support macular health. Luteins supports vision, helps protect against UV damage to the eyes and skin, supports breast health, and provides powerful antioxidant properties.

Benefits

  • Supports vision.
  • Helps protect against UV damage to the eyes and skin.
  • Supports breast health.
  • Provides powerful antioxidant properties.

Our Product Advantage
The antioxidant phytonutrients lutein and zeaxanthin are combined in this product to give you powerful nutritional support.

Ingredients
Each capsule of Lutein provides 10 mg lutein, plus 400 mcg zeaxanthin in a base of hibiscus flowers.

Recommendations
Take 1 capsule with a meal once or twice daily.

Complementary Products

     Nutritional:   Carotenoid Blend, Eyebright

How Does it Work?
The macula lutea is a yellow spot at the center of the retina (the back of the eye). When you look at an object, its image is formed on the retina. The concentration of the pigment in the macula decreases with age. Lutein, a carotenoid, helps protect the macula lutea because of its capacity to filter short-wave visible light. It intensifies the yellow color of the macula and promotes lasting eye health. Due to their antioxidant properties, lutein and zeaxanthin (another carotenoid) have also been shown to help protect the lipid membranes of the macula lutea against UV oxidation.

Scientific Data
Some recent studies show that people with AMD have reported improved vision after supplementing with lutein. Lutein has also been shown to support breast health, and may be of particular importance to women. Women have been shown to store less lutein than men do.

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