Contains Both Lutein
Prevent Macular Degeneration and Cataracts
- Lowers the risk of macular degeneration, a leading cause of
blindness in older people, by 43%.
- Reduces the risk of cataracts by 20% to 50%.
- Each capsule contains 20 mg of lutein and 25 mg of bilberry fruit
high quality lutein from FloraGLO brand.
antioxidant for elimination of free radicals.
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Important Antioxidant for Eye Health
Lutein is a carotenoid found in vegetables and fruits. It is not made in the
body and can only be obtained through large amounts of certain fruits and
vegetables or through food and vitamin supplements. Products containing lutein
are in high demand by consumers who don't have time or don't choose to consume
enough lutein in their diets. If you are concerned about the health of your
eyes, consider Vitabase Lutein.
the primary carotenoid found in the macula, the central part of the retina.
Lutein has been found in the eyes, serum, skin, cervix, brain and breast.
Within the human eye, lutein deposits itself in the macular region as well as
the entire retina, ciliary iris bodies and lens. While not a vitamin, lutein is
an antioxidant that may help protect the macula tissue from destructive
oxidation reactions by scavenging free radicals. Lutein also filters high-energy
blue light that can damage the macula and skin.
for Macular Degeneration and Cataracts
Researchers at Harvard found that eating 6 mg of lutein a day lowered the odds
of developing macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in older
people, by 43%. According to several studies, loading up on lutein also seems
to reduce the likelihood of cataracts on the eyes by 20% to 50%.
found abundantly in green leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale, but few
people eat enough to get an adequate intake of lutein. In order to consume the
recommended 6 mg per day, one must eat a large bowl of spinach salad or
Usees FloraGLO Lutein
Vitabase uses FloraGLO lutein extract in Vitabase Lutein Plus, because it is the
highest quality lutein on the market. FloraGLO brand Lutein is purified from
marigold extract using patented processes so consumers can be certain
supplements containing FloraGLO brand Lutein contain the same lutein found in
lutein esters, FloraGLO brand lutein is chemically identical to lutein found
in spinach, kale, collard greens and other green leafy vegetables in our diet.
In fact, 93 percent of the lutein absorbed by the human body is present as
lutein - not lutein esters.
Includes Bilberry for Added Benefits
If you would like to protect your eye health and provide powerful antioxidant
protection for your body, then Vitabase Lutein Plus is the answer for you. In
addition to Lutein, our formulation also contains bilberry which provides additional
antioxidant protection for super vision and optimal health.
became popular after World War II when pilots discovered that including
bilberry in the diet improved night vision. Bilberry has been prescribed in
France since 1945 as a treatment for retinopathy, a vision problem suffered by
Label Information and Ingredients:
Suggested Use: As
a dietary supplement, adults take one (1) capsule, one (1) to three (3)
times daily with meals, or as directed by a health care professional.
Store in a cool, dry place and away from direct light. Some settling may
occur within capsules during shipping.
Size: 1 Capsule
E (as natural mixed tocopherols)**
marigold [Calendula officinalis] flowers)**
marigold [Calendula officinalis] flowers)**
fruit powder (Vaccinium myrtillus)
Value Not Established
**From FloraGLO TM, a patented extract of marigold blossoms
containing lutein (U.S. Patents 5,382,714 & 5,648,564). FloraGLO
is crystalline free lutein with added natural Vitamin E
and rosemary extract to improve stability and shelf life.
Lutein is an important antioxidant
from the carotenoid family of nutrients. It has been the subject of
many important scientific studies.
FloraGLO TM is a trademark of Kemin
Other Ingredients: Gelatin (capsule), spinach, vegetable oil,
rosemary (Rosemarinus officinalis) leaf extract, (May contain one or
more of the following; magnesium stearate, cellulose, vegetable
stearin, magnesium trisilicate and silica). Contains soy.
Contains no added sugar, salt, dairy,
yeast, wheat, corn, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors.
Keep out of reach of children.
QUALITY and POTENCY GUARANTEED.
have not been evaluated by the food and drug administration. The products
mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always
see your licensed health care professional for proper diagnosis and treatment.