Lutein & Zeaxanthin

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Lutein & Zeaxanthin
Lutein & Zeaxanthin Lutein & Zeaxanthin

Protect Your Eyes and Skin from Damage with the Powerful Antioxidants Lutein+Zeaxanthin (Also gives your skin a healthy glow!)

 

Are You Having Age-Related Vision Problems?

Vision problems are common in adults aged 40 and older.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that US adults aged 40 years and older are at greatest risk for eye diseases. These include clouding of the eye lens, blurred vision, and diabetes-associated eye problems. (1)

Aging can weaken vision and cause damages to the eyes, lens and optic nerves.

Moreover, certain diseases may affect eye health in older adults. For example, high blood pressure can cause weak vision, swelling, headaches, and double vision.

Likewise, medications used to treat diseases in older people can impair vision. For example, steroids used to treat arthritis can increase pressure in the eyes and potentially lead to vision loss. (2)

Increased oxidative stress is the most common cause of vision problems in older people. Oxidative stress typically increases with aging. (3)

For this reason, antioxidants can significantly reduce the risk of age-related vision problems.

 

Fix Age-Related Vision Problems with Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Lutein and Zeaxanthin are antioxidants found naturally in dark green leafy vegetables. Interestingly, they are the only carotenoids in the human body that are also found in the eyes.

Both these carotenoids show powerful protective activities against oxidative damages in the cells of the eyes. (4) Moreover, they help protect the eyes from the high-energy light that strikes the retina.

Popularly known as the “eye vitamin”, lutein is a yellow to reddish pigment commonly found in fruits and vegetables. It acts as a light filter and protects the lens from free radicals. The lens of human eyes also contains lutein. (5)

Zeaxanthin is a pigment that is found in plants such as corn and saffron. It has potent antioxidant activities and protects the retina and lens from ultraviolet light. (6)

Supplementation with zeaxanthin, lutein, and omega-3 fatty acids can improve or even prevent vision problems in elderly people. (7)

 

Lutein and Zeaxanthin Skin Health Benefits

These carotenoids not only work wonders for your eye health but also improve the appearance of your skin.

Lutein and zeaxanthin are present in the skin as well. Here’s how they work.

Exposure to the sun’s UV light produces harmful substances known as free radicals. Free radicals in the skin speed up skin aging and may even cause skin cancer. (8) Lutein and zeaxanthin neutralize these harmful free radicals. (4)

 

Dosage Information

1 softgel capsule twice a day with a glass of water. For better results, take 20-30 min before a meal.

 

References

  1. CDC. Age and Vision Loss
  2. Steroid-induced Glaucoma: An Avoidable Irreversible Blindness
  3. Oxidative stress, aging, and diseases
  4. Lutein and zeaxanthin in eye and skin health.
  5. Lutein and zeaxanthin and the risk of cataract: the Melbourne visual impairment project.
  6. Dietary Consumption of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in Panama: A Cross-Sectional Study
  7. Lutein + zeaxanthin and omega-3 fatty acids for age-related macular degeneration: the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) randomized clinical trial.
  8. Free Radicals and Extrinsic Skin Aging