Lutein (20mg) Overview
Now Lutein Esters (40mg) contains the powerful eye health carotenoid lutein, rich in lutein esters and standardized to contain high amounts of zeaxanthin and cryptoxanthin. These powerful carotenoids have been shown to protect eye function and promote healthy vision by preventing macular degeneration. These types of lutein carotenoids work as antioxidant scavengers of photo induced reactive oxygen species. In layman’s terms, that means that lutein can help prevent eye degeneration from exposure to sunlight and other external factors. If you’re looking for a scientifically validated eye health supplement, be sure and pick up a bottle of Now Lutein Esters (40mg).
Lutein (20mg) Description from Now
Lutein is an orange-red carotenoid pigment produced by plants and is present in the diet in colorful fruits and vegetables. In the body, Lutein is one of the predominant pigments concentrated in the macula, a specialized area of the eye that is responsible for central vision. In addition, it is known to be deposited in the skin. Lutein's functional role is these vulnerable tissues is to protect against sunlight-induced free radical production. This product is naturally derived from marigold flowers, which possess a broad spectrum of carotenoids, including Zeaxanthin.
|Serving Size: 1 vcap|
Servings Per Container: 90
|Ingredient||Amount||% Daily Value**|
|Vitamin C (from Ascorbyl Palmitate)||3mg||5|
|Luten (Free Lutein) (from 37mg Lutein Esters)||20mg||†|
| ** Percent Daily Value is based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.|
† Daily Value not established.
Not manufactured with wheat, gluten, soy, milk, egg, fish, shellfish or tree nut ingredients. Produced in a GMP facility that processes other ingredients containing these allergens.
Other ingredients: Cellulose (capsule), Stearic Acid (vegetable source), Cellulose Powder and Silica.
As a dietary supplement, take 1 capsule daily with a meal.
For adults only. Consult physician if pregnant/nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition.