Lutein is a compound known as a carotenoid, a subgroup of Vitamin A. There are over 600 carotenoids in nature. Lutein is one of the few that provides health benefits. Many supplement companies source their Lutein from marigold flowers.
There are many natural sources of lutein including cayenne pepper, paprika, egg yolks, spinach and kale. The best way to absorb Lutein is to take it with lipid/oils. To increase Lutein’s bioavailability we suggest taking the tablet with a spoon of oil or with an omega 3 oil capsule.
Here are ages benefits of Lutein :
- Lutein can reduce risk of cardiovascular disease, because Lutein is an antioxidant it is thought to prevent the production of atheroma that will clog the artery.
- Lutein is a natural antioxidant. This means it rids your cells of harmful free radicals. For an antioxidant burst combine with astaxanthine.
- According to reach having adequate lutein in our diets can improve the way we see, enhancing clarity, colour and brightness. Lutein intake has been linked with reduced risk of cataracts and improved vision health.
- Lutein can also help skin health, it has the ability to filter UV wavelength of light to prevent oxidative free radical damage to the skin.