Obesity, Lutein Metabolism, and Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A Web of Connections


Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a major cause of visual impairment in the United States. Currently there is no effective cure for this disease. Risk factors include decreased lutein and...

Dietary Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Possible Effects on Visual Function


Of the many carotenoids circulating in human sera, only lutein and zeaxanthin are accumulated throughout the tissues of the eye. Within the eye, they reach their highest concentration in the cent...

LUTEIN A Powerful Promoter of Eye Health


Provides an overview on how lutein promotes eye health. Functions of lutein in the human eye; Components of lutein; Causes of vision loss.

Why LUTEIN and ZEAXANTH IN Are Becoming So Popular


The article focuses on the scientific discovery of the benefits of carotenoids, specifically lutein and zeaxanthin, that help prevent atherosclerosis and reduce the risk of certain cancers. They ...

Lutein May Improve Vision


The article discusses a study on the benefits of lutein, a carotenoid found in the macula of the eye. The study was conducted among healthy men and women who used computers for an average of ten ...

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