Supports Visual Function and Protects the Macula*
From 40mg Lutein Ester
Lutein is an antioxidant carotenoid that occurs in nature with zeaxanthin, a closely related carotenoid. Lutein and zeaxanthin concentrate in the eye's macula and lens, as well as in the skin, breast and cervical tissues.* Both lutein and zeaxanthin protect the macula from degradation normally associated with aging and oxidative stress.* The macula is responsible for focus and green, leafy vegetables. While the average American intake of lutein is only 2mg per day, other population groups consume up to 20 to 25mg per day.*
Jarrow Formulas® Lutein is extracted from marigold petals. Each softgel contains 20mg elemental lutein from 40mg lutein esters, which are naturally occurring, more stable and are well absorbed.
No wheat, no gluten, no dairy, no soybeans, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.