Supports visual function and macular health*
- Superior antioxidant formula
- Formulated with free lutein for superior efficacy
- Contains zeaxanthin, an important retinal component
Lutein is the dominant component of the peripheral retina and is present in high concentrations in the lens and macula of the human eye. Lutein’s main function is to support ocular health by promoting the absorption of blue light and ultraviolet rays.
Although we use our eyes for everything we do, as 80% of what we observe and understand comes through the sense of sight, our eyes tend to be hidden in plain view when it comes to the efforts we make to stay healthy. Very few of us take proactive steps to keep our eyes healthy, even though our vision is under constant attack from the overuse of screens and overexposure to UV light. Moreover, as we age, there is a decrease in the body’s natural production of lutein, which is a nutrient vital to eye health.
Lutein is a fat-soluble nutrient, which means it requires fat for proper absorption. AOR’s Lutein also provides free lutein rather than a lutein ester for enhanced absorbability. Free lutein is found in the human retina and our bodies convert lutein esters from our diets into free lutein for use. Lutein allows the body to skip this step.
AOR’s Lutein 40mg extract is made from marigold flower oleoresin, and it contains a small amount of zeaxanthin; wherever lutein is found, zeaxanthin is naturally present.
AOR’s Lutein is formulated to offer optimal absorption and suitability for various dietary preferences or restrictions. As marigold is considered an invasive plant species, AOR’s Lutein is a superior option when considering environmental impact.