Supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin is a cheap and effective way to cut healthcare spending costs associated with treating age-related macular degeneration, finds a new report from Frost & Sullivan.
A combination of lutein, zeaxanthin and omega-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids may boost the pigment in the retina and help people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says new data from Germany.
Supplementation with vitamin E of beta-carotene will not prevent the onset of age-related macular degeneration, while there is not enough evidence to assess the benefits of other popular supplement combinations including lutein and zeaxanthin, according...
High dietary intake of lutein and zeaxanthin, compounds with a long history of eye health benefits, may reduce the risk of late-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD), but they show little effect in the early stages of the disease, claims a new...
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has settled with the seller of a
supplement containing lutein over claims that the product could
restore vision already lost form age related macular degeneration
(AMD) and remove specks, known as...
Lutein supplements, shown previously to fortify the macular layer
in the eye and thought to protect against age-related blindness,
also appear to increase macular pigment in people at earlier stages
of age-related macular degeneration...
Fish and nuts can protect against progression of age-related
macular degeneration, report researchers, but a high intake of
animal and vegetable dietary fats from other foods may increase the
risk of progression.
Low levels of lutein and zeaxanthin - carotenoids found in dark
green, leafy vegetables such as spinach and kale - could contribute
to age-related macular degeneration (AMD), according to researchers
who believe they have further...