what is lutein

Lutein: What it is, and its Benefits

Lutein: What it is and it's Benefits

What is Lutein and it's benefits? Well, as a carotenoid, Lutein is a pigment that is responsible for giving fruits and veggies their bright and deep colors.

It has recently been seen (no pun intended) as a vision and eye health supplement, often taken in combination with Zeaxanthin.

These two are commonly taken as a remedy for cataracts and macular weakness, and also provide a range of other eye related benefits.

lutein benefits

Lutein Benefits

People generally consume lutein for cataracts because of its powerful antioxidant effects. Cataracts disease can cause vision loss from the growth of patches in and around the front of your eye.

This is caused by the oxidation of lens structures, a process that lutein can slow or even prevent. The antioxidant effects are amplified when lutein is combined with zeaxanthin. Lutein is also believed to have a few non-vision related benefits.

Since its naturally present in the brain, there are many studies being done on its potential of slowing down age-related cognitive decline and the likelihood of reversing damaged cognitive functions.

Side Effects

Because it is naturally found in large amounts in the body, a large scale study found almost ZERO side effects associated with either Lutein or Zeaxanthin supplements. 

The only one they could figure was a slight yellowing of the skin in a few patients, however they could not connect that to anything harmful.

Why should you buy with us?

Here at Zen Supplements, we strive to give you quality supplements. Our products are aimed at giving you the most benefit from each capsule and losing the fillers that some companies use to cut cost.

We pride ourselves on the fact that EVERYTHING we make is made in the USA. Bringing jobs back to America and giving jobs to people here and making those lives better. 

Everything we make is also GMP certified. Ensuring that our products is produced in a clean and safe environment, our labels accurately display the contents of the supplement, and that the ingredients are safe in the quantities they are in.

Zen Supplements – Lutein Plus

A specialized lutein blend that includes a synergy of antioxidants in order to provide you with a spectrum of powerful benefits.

This crystalline free CFlora-GLO formula combines lutein and zeaxanthin that are extracted from wild marigolds with added vitamin E and rosemary leaf.

Bilberry is also included for its additional antioxidant and structural support. Sourced from high quality ingredients to provide you with maximum potential of health benefits

Features and Benefits:

  • 20mg Lutein, 880mcg Zeaxanthin, 25mg Bilberry in each capsule
  • Vitamin E and Rosemary leaf added
  • Extracted naturally from wild Marigolds, not synthetic sources
  • Best-in-class absorption
  • Absolutely NO sugar, salt, dairy, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, preservatives, artificial colors or flavors

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WebMD report on Lutein


Deep dive on Lutein and the research behind it, by NIH


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