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timbertop 01-05-2013 09:25 PM

Lutein & Zeaxanthin Vision Complex, 140 Softgels $16 free sh Costco online
 
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High potency one per day Vision-anti-ox: Lutein 25 mg + Zeaxanthin Isomers 5 mg
http://www.costco.com/.product.681272.html

While supplies last $4 off + fr sh ends 1-20-12

Back in Stock! Low price for potent Lutein eye vites. Compare to B&L, eyeVites, ICAPS
Bonus pkg: 20 extra capsules $4 instant coupon applied at checkout $15.99 shipped, tax in some states. Have used this Trunature formula before but Costco is always oos.[LIST] Lutein and Zeaxanthin naturally found in the macula of the eye.
  • Essential carotenoids which are clinically proven for healthy vision
  • May protect from damaging ultra-violet light.
  • Powerful antioxidants
  • most multi vites have 1 mg or less lutein (10-20mg) recommended)

Unless you eat one or more cups of kale or collard greens or spinach daily it may difficult to get enough Lutein which is a major constituent of the macula. Macular degeneration is a leading cause of vision loss in the elderly. Bio availability of lutein increases when taken with fat. Compliments omega 3 caps. Low toxicity. Recommended ratio of lutein/zeaxanthin= 5/1.

From webMD:
The following doses have been studied in scientific research:

BY MOUTH:
For reducing the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD): 6 mg of lutein per day, either through diet or using supplements. People consuming 6.9 to 11.7 mg of lutein per day through diet had the lowest risk of developing AMD and cataracts.
For reducing symptoms of AMD: 10 mg per day of lutein supplements.
There is [STRIKE]44[/STRIKE] 23mg of lutein per cup of cooked kale, 20 mg/cup of cooked spinach, and 3 mg/cup of broccoli. (estimates vary)

Links to vision health:
http://www.livestrong.com/article...ye-health/
http://www.aoa.org/documents/nutr...ooklet.pdf


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