Sourced from the Marigold plant and found in colorful fruits and vegetables the average American consumes only 1mg daily - far below the recommended daily dose to support vision health. It’s clinically shown to reduce the risk of developing Macular Degeneration and Cataracts by 57% and 36% respectively.
Lutein is known as the 'eye vitamin'. A naturally-occurring carotenoid that is concentrated in the macula of the eye, with smaller amounts located around the optic nerve, lens, and retina. Alongside other high-potency antioxidant substances, lutein can help to absorb UV blue light which has been proven to cause damage to the eyes and is a leading cause of macular degeneration.