lutein


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lutein

[′lüd·ē·ən]
(biochemistry)
A dried, powdered preparation of corpus luteum.
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In addition to lutein, the product contains 5,000 meg of biotin, an important B-vitamin that helps strengthen hair and nails, and complexion enhancing ingredients collagen and hyaluronic acid.
In studies that track the eating habits of thousands of men and women, people with higher levels of lutein plus zeaxanthin in their diets have a lower risk of cataracts.
Several antioxidant activities have been ascribed to lutein: inhibition of membrane lipids peroxidation, particularly in photoreceptors, which have plenty of polyunsaturated fatty acids; direct antioxidant action; and anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties.
Since the cornea is one of the main barriers for the ocular transport, therefore the distribution of lutein in the cornea is important for the evaluation of topical delivery efficacy Besides this limited literature data for corneal partition coefficient are available for lutein.
The preventative health care cost savings from lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation found in the study do not capture the significant physical and emotional distress and the overall decline in quality of life that can result from ARED.
The participants were randomized to receive lutein and zeaxanthin (with or without omega-3 fatty acids), omega-3s alone, or a placebo.
This five-year study launched in 2006 sought to determine the combined effects of lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation on retinal function in patients with early AMD compared to beta-carotene or omega-3's.
Because understanding skin inflammation is of interest to numerous cosmetic and pharmaceutical companies that develop skin-targeted biomaterials, exploring the effect of lutein on skin inflammation and its anti-inflammatory mechanism was undertaken.
[USPRwire, Fri Aug 02 2019] Lutein Market: An Overview Lutein, a yellow pigment found in plants such as marigold, is basically a class of carotenoids.
According to a large clinical trial looking at supplementation of lutein on eye health, supplementing 10 mg lutein/day with 2 mg zeaxanthin/day slowed AMD progression in people with low levels of lutein.
[ClickPress, Thu Mar 07 2019] Lutein Market: An Overview Lutein, a yellow pigment found in plants such as marigold, is basically a class of carotenoids.