Dietary inclusion of lutein
did not affect nutrients digestibility or CBC and lymphocyte proliferation indexes in dogs.
Focusing on skin health and vitality, both beauty formulas contain clinical strength lutein
. Research has shown that the daily intake of 10 mg of lutein
can help to improve skin hydration and elasticity, the company said.
What might help: Lutein
or a multivita min with lutein
Some 4203 individuals (mean age, 73 years) participating in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2), who were at risk of progression to advanced age-related macular degeneration (because of the presence of bilateral large drusen or large drusen in 1 eye and advanced macular degeneration in the other eye), were randomly assigned to receive, in double-blind fashion, daily supplementation with lutein
(10 mg) plus zeaxanthin (2 mg), omega-3 fatty acids (650 mg of EPA and 350 mg of DHA), both treatments, or placebo.
is a fat-soluble pigment, belonging to the family of carotenoids, which encompasses about 700 members in nature.
Development of topical delivery carriers for lutein
is becoming an important issue for the ocular drug delivery.
NEW YORK -- A study released last month suggests that an expanded use of eye care supplements containing lutein
and zeaxanthin could result in $7.4 billion in additional health care savings in the United States between now and 2020.
Observational data suggested that adding in more antioxidants (the carotenoids lutein
and zeaxanthin, and the omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA) might result in greater protection.
and zeaxanthin to a formulation of antioxidant vitamins provides no added protection against age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a large study suggests.
In a new Age Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS2), led by the National Institute of Health's National Eye Institute, the nutritional supplements lutein
and zeaxanthin show promise to reduce the risk of developing advanced AMD.
Several carotenoids are involved, including neoxanthin, antheraxanthin, violaxanthin, lutein