Jarrow Formulas, Lutein, 20 mg, 60 Softgels230 Reviews
Expiration Date: Aug 2016
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Shipping Weight: 0.18 lbs (0.08 kg)
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- Product Code: JRW-12025
- UPC Code: 790011120254
- Package Quantity: 60 Softgels
- Dimensions: 2.1 x 2.1 x 3.8 in, 0.15 lbs (0.07 kg)
Combo Discount: -$2.86
- Lutein 20 mg / Zeaxanthin 1 mg
- Supports Visual Function and Macular Health
- Dietary Supplement
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 brain, 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 color differentiation. Lutein and zeaxanthin are found in dark green, leafy vegetables. While the average American intake of lutein is only 2 mg per day, other population groups consume up to 20 to 25 mg per day.
Jarrow Formulas Lutein is extracted from marigold petals. Each softgel contains 20 mg elemental lutein (net yield) from lutein esters, which are naturally occurring, more stable and are well absorbed.
Take 1 softgel per day with food or as directed by your qualified healthcare professional.
Soybean oil, beeswax and mixed tocopherols. Softgel consists of gelatin, glycerin and water.
No wheat, no gluten, no dairy, no egg, no fish/shellfish, no peanuts/tree nuts.
Keep out of the reach of children.
|Serving Size: 1 Softgel|
|Servings Per Container: 60|
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Lutein (as esters) (Tagetes erecta) (Marigold petal extract)||20 mg||*|
|Zeaxanthin (as esters) (Tagetes erecta) (Marigold petal extract)||1 mg||*|
|* Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
I am an eye doctor. Ophthalmologic research now proves the necessity of lutein and zeaxanthin in our daily diet. It protects us from macular degeneration, improves night vision, decreases glare, and reduces cataract onset by 38%! These findings are from the AREDS ll study. Lutein and zeaxanthin are now standard of care treatment in ophthalmology! I personally have taken this product for several years. On Macular Pigment Optical Density testing, I score 45% above the minimum needed to protect the macula from degeneration!
An optometrist suggested that I start taking 20mg of Lutein a day to help maintain healthy eyes and it might help prevent Macular Degenerate Eye Disease.