Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoid antioxidants that are concentrated in the eyes, where they protect the lens and retina from damage caused by toxic free radicals and exposure to sunlight. Natural Factors uses LuteinRich naturally sourced, pure, high-potency lutein and zeaxanthin derived from marigold petals. LuteinRich is non-irradiated and GMO-free.
Lutein is a yellow-orange carotene that research has shown to offer powerful support to help the body protect the eyes, lungs and arteries from free radical damage. Lutein and a related carotene Zeaxanthin are found concentrated in the eyes where they help to absorb damaging blue light, quench singlet oxygen and inhibit lipid peroxidation. Natural Factors Lutein provides 20 mg of natural Lutein in a highly absorbable form derived from FloraGlo Lutein, derived from marigold flowers, and is purified according to a patented process.
- Provides antioxidants that help maintain eye health
- Supports eyesight in conditions such as cataracts and age-related macular degeneration
- Contains zeaxanthin, which is essential for a healthy macula
- Helps increase the optical density of macular pigment which improves visual acuity and contrast sensitivity