Macula Degeneration

Benefits of Lutein

…abundant in fruits and vegetables (especially dark, leafy green ones such as spinach and kale) and egg yolks, and it is highly concentrated in the macula of the eye, with smaller amounts found in the retina, lens, and optic nerve. Together with other high-potency antioxidants, lutein helps block out…

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Three Steps to Preserve Your Vision Health

…some of the harmful UV radiation that enters the eyes. These nutrients also increase the thickness of the macula, the area in the retina involved in central vision that thins or degenerates as we age. Now it’s your turn: What are you doing to help protect your vision health? You may also be…

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6 Ways to Naturally Support Your Eye Health

…at the sun. * Include one whole egg in your daily diet. Lutein and zeaxanthin are two nutrients (called carotenoids) that are concentrated in the macula. One good source of these carotenoids is egg yolks. In fact, one study found that eating six eggs per week increased density of the macular pigment…

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