- MFG # LU1
- UPC # 766298006505
In order to support healthy vision‚ your body requires an array of nutrients. One of these compounds is lutein‚ a carotenoid that has antioxidant properties. Carotenoids are found in many fruits and vegetables‚ and are responsible for giving them their bright color.
Lutein is unique because it is one of only two carotenoids stored in the retina‚ which is a layer of tissue near the back of the inner eye. The retina is light-sensitive and acts like camera film‚ converting the images your lens sees into electric signals that are transported to the brain through the optic nerve.
Spinach and other leafy greens are good sources of lutein‚ but getting enough through your diet can be inconvenient. Lutein 20 mg by Pure Encapsulations provides free-form lutein that is structurally similar to the natural type contained in food.
With a supplement like Lutein 20 mg‚ you can support the density and integrity of macular pigment. The macular pigment is a yellow-colored spot that acts like a pair of sunglasses in order to protect the macula from potentially harmful blue light. This carotenoid works to screen light while providing antioxidant protection from free radicals that can cause damage to the cells involved in vision.
As you age‚ increasing your lutein intake may be especially helpful. Lutein 20 mg can help your eyes function more effectively than vitamin E (alpha tocopherol). These softgels contain FloraGlo® lutein taken from natural marigold flower extract.
Take one or two softgel capsules daily‚ with meals. At the recommended dosage‚ each 120-softgel bottle of Pure Encapsulations' Lutein 20 mg should last from two to four months.
Pure Encapsulations seeks to formulate and manufacture high-quality‚ hypoallergenic dietary supplements. Quality control during the formulation and manufacturing process is paramount. All Pure Encapsulations products are made with the most bioavailable ingredients possible.
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). These products are not meant to diagnose‚ treat or cure any disease or medical condition. Please consult your doctor before starting any exercise or nutritional supplement program or before using these or any product during pregnancy or if you have a serious medical condition.
Each softgel capsule contains:
Vitamin E (mixed tocopherols)............................................................1 i.u.
Other ingredients: safflower oil‚ beeswax‚ gelatin capsule.
Pure Encapsulations recommends 1-2 capsules per day‚ with meals.
Are There Any Potential Side Effects Or Precautions?
At this time‚ there are no known side effects or precautions. If pregnant or lactating‚ consult your physician before taking this product.
Are There Any Potential Drug Interactions?
At this time‚ there are no known adverse reactions when taken in conjunction with medications.
Allergy / Dietary Needs
- Artificial Color Free
- Artificial Fragrance Free
- Binders Free
- Corn Free
- Dairy Free
- Excipients Free
- Fillers Free
- Gluten Free
- Hydrogenated Oils Free
- Preservative Free
- Shellac Free
- Soy Free
- Starch Free
- Sugar Free
- Wheat Free
- Yeast Free
- Hidden Coatings Free
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Overall Rating for Lutein 20 mg - 120 Softgel Capsules
Lutein is said to be good for the eyes
Ive started taking Lutein because I heard it was good for vision. Since Macular Degeneration runs in my family I am especially aware of the need to preserve my eyesight and I believe that the Lutein will help towards that.
Easy to take no negative effects.
√ I would recommend this item to a friend.
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