Lutein appears to offer significant protection against macular degeneration. The macula is the area of the retina where images are focused. It is the portion of the eye responsible for fine vision. Degeneration of the macula is a leading cause of severe visual loss. The macula, especially the central portion of the macula (the fovea) owes its yellow colour to its high concentration of lutein. A low level of lutein in the macula pigment is thought to represent a major risk factor for age-related macular degeneration. Therefore, the possibility of increasing the concentration of lutein within the macula may offer significant protective effects against the development of macular degeneration. Lutein supplementation has been able to increase blood and macular lutein concentrations. However, whether or not lutein supplementation can actually prevent or treat macular degeneration has not been sufficiently determined.
1 softgel daily or as directed by a health care practitioner. Keep out of the reach of children.
|Each Softgel Contains:|
|Lutein (Marigold Flower) (Tagetes erecta)||20 mg|
|Zeaxanthin (Marigold Flower) (Tagetes erecta)||7 mg|
Artificial Ingr. Free, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Gluten Free, No Shellfish, Sugar Free, Wheat Free, Yeast Free
Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you are allergic to plants of the Asteraceae/Compositael Daisy family. Keep out of the reach of children.
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