- Natural lutein source, extracted from marigolds, with GRAS status.
- Helps to improve certain symptoms of AMD.
- Protects against oxidative stress.
The lutein we are offering in vegetarian capsules is a natural source, extracted from marigolds (Tagetes erecta), now available to buy at Supersmart. It is guaranteed free from pesticides, dioxin and GMOs, and has GRAS status (Generally recognized as safe).
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of blindness in those over 45. While it is estimated that 20 to 25 mg lutein a day is necessary in order to provide protection, modern diets generally provide 2 mg or less a day. Lutein supplementation can prevent or slow down the development of macular degeneration. A recent study shows that lutein helps to reverse certain symptoms of AMD.
The antioxidant carotenoid lutein is particularly concentrated in the macula, where it protects against age-related macular degeneration and oxidative stress. The macula is situated behind the lens and is responsible for detailed vision and colour differentiation.
Buy Lutein capsules for eye health benefits.
As well as supplementing with Lutein, you may find these other nutritional supplements of interest too.
Discover the properties of Smart Eyes™, eye drops with 1% N-acetyl-L-carnosine to help protect the eyes against light-induced damage. See also Affron Eye®, an extract of saffron standardised to 3% crocin for eye health.
|Daily serving: 1 capsules
Number of servings per bottle : 60
|Free lutein (from 80mg of marigold extract (Tagetes erecta) standardised to 25% free lutein)||20 mg|
|Other ingredients: Acacia gum, rice bran.|
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