Lutein, a carotenoid found in plants, is another important nutrient shown to help support eye health. The average American diet provides only 823 mcg of lutein. Research shows that 6-20 mg is optimal for eye health. Lutein is an antioxidant or carotenoid found in large concentrations in the eye. Research shows that lutein intake through diet and supplementation correlates directly to the amount of lutein found in the macula of the eye. Lutein protects the eye by blocking harmful blue light rays. Studies show that those who have adequate levels of lutein in the body are more likely to have healthy eyes, and reduct the risk of suboptimal eye health. Our product contains FloraGLOŽ lutein which is obtained naturally from the marigold extract and is a proven, purified source of lutein.
Bilberry fruit, also known as the small European blueberry, is from the same family as the cranberry and are rich in powerful antioxidants known as anthocyanidins and anthocyanins. They have been used for centuries to support eye and vision health. Anthocyanidins and anthocyanins are special carotenoids that have specific antioxidant activity in the eye. The average American diet provides only 823 micrograms of lutein. Research shows that 2-10 milligrams is optimal for eye health. Our Ultimate Eye FormulaŽ is an advanced botanical eye supplement that contains the highest quality extracts available.