Lutein/Zeaxanthin in AREDS2 May Slow Progression to Late AMD
FRIDAY, June 10, 2022 -- For individuals with age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the addition of lutein/zeaxanthin to the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) supplement appears to be safe, according to a study published online June 2 in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 10, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Best Antioxidants to Prevent Age-Related Dementia Identified? Best Antioxidants to Prevent Age-Related Dementia Identified?
The most important antioxidants for brain protection may be the carotenoids lutein+zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin, new research suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - May 5, 2022 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Inverse Link Found for Antioxidant Levels, All-Cause Dementia
WEDNESDAY, May 4, 2022 -- Antioxidants such as serum level of lutein+zeaxanthin and β-cryptoxanthin are associated with a reduced risk for all-cause dementia, according to a study published online May 4 in Neurology. May A. Beydoun, Ph.D., M.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - May 4, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dementia Risk Tied to Antioxidant Levels
(MedPage Today) -- Dementia risk was linked with blood levels of certain antioxidants, an observational study showed. Higher serum levels of lutein+zeaxanthin and beta-cryptoxanthin -- two types of carotenoids -- were tied to a lower risk... (Source: MedPage Today Neurology)
Source: MedPage Today Neurology - May 4, 2022 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

What the Science Says About the Health Benefits of Vitamins and Supplements
From multivitamins and melatonin to fiber and fish oil, Americans who are trying to boost their health and immunity have a plethora of supplements to choose from. An estimated 58% of U.S. adults ages 20 and over take dietary supplements, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the supplement industry is valued at more than $30 billion a year. Supplement use has been growing rapidly over the past few decades along with the wellness industry. “The popular belief is that a supplement is going to be helpful for promoting health,” says Fang Fang Zhang, a professor at Tufts University&rs...
Source: TIME: Health - April 28, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Sandeep Ravindran Tags: Uncategorized Diet & Nutrition healthscienceclimate Source Type: news

Eye health: Zeaxanthin shown to slash your risk of vision decline by 25% - how to take it
THE PANDEMIC has seen a rise in eye-related conditions. The increase in screen time has caused much of the population to strain their eyes and cause them to worsen. There are a number of factors that can affect eye health or lessen its decline. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 18, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Eggs Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot of questions: Will eggs raise your cholesterol? Should you order an egg-white omelet or embrace the yolks? And what about organic eggs — are they really more nutritious? Whether you eat them every day or just occasionally, there’s plenty to learn about how to incorporate eggs into a healthy diet. Here, dietitians weigh in on what you need to know about nutrition in eggs. Are eggs healthy? Nutrition experts agree that the protein and vitamins in eggs make them a healthy option. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Are Eggs Healthy? Here ’s What the Experts Say
Eggs dominate the menus of all sorts of breakfast spots, from fast-food chains to organic cafes. But the humble egg comes with a lot of questions: Will eggs raise your cholesterol? Should you order an egg-white omelet or embrace the yolks? And what about organic eggs — are they really more nutritious? Whether you eat them every day or just occasionally, there’s plenty to learn about how to incorporate eggs into a healthy diet. Here, dietitians weigh in on what you need to know about nutrition in eggs. Are eggs healthy? Nutrition experts agree that the protein and vitamins in eggs make them a healthy option. &ld...
Source: TIME: Health - December 5, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cassie Shortsleeve  Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

New study uncovers how lutemax 2020 protects the eyes against blue light damage
(OmniActive Health Technologies) Morristown, N.J., July 23, 2018 - In a new study published in Nutrients titled 'Lutein and Zeaxanthin Isomers Protect Against Light-induced Retinopathy via Decreasing Oxidative and Endoplasmic Reticulum Stress in BALB/cJ Mice', Lutemax 2020 supplementation was shown to protect photoreceptors against blue light damage by mitigating oxidative and endoplasmic reticulum stress -- a primary mechanism associated with photoreceptor damage and visual impairment. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 23, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Taking vitamin supplements will not prevent a common eye disease
Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking vitamin supplements, such as vitamin E or beta-carotene, may not prevent the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).  See additional resources at the bottom of this pageAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive and sight-threatening disease affecting the central area of the retina and affects large numbers of people across the world. Population-based studies suggest that in older people (80 years and older), approximately one in three people have early signs of the disease.There are numerous unanswered questions in the ...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 31, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Taking vitamin supplements may slow down the progression of a common eye disease
Latest evidence published in the Cochrane Library suggests that taking a multivitamin supplement that includes vitamin E, carotenoids (beta-carotene or lutein or zeaxanthin), vitamin C, and zinc may slow down the progression of the common eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD).See additional resources at the bottom of the pageAge-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a progressive and sight-threatening disease affecting the central area of the retina and affects large numbers of people across the world. Population-based studies suggest that in older people (80 years and older), approximately one in three people...
Source: Cochrane News and Events - July 31, 2017 Category: Information Technology Authors: mumoquit at cochrane.org Source Type: news

Lutein and zeaxanthin isomers benefits during high screen exposure
(OmniActive Health Technologies) An exciting new peer reviewed publication based on ongoing research on macular carotenoids from the University of Georgia demonstrates that supplementation with lutein and zeaxanthin isomers can protect against a growing issue among the general population -- the undesirable effects of prolonged exposure to high-energy blue light emitted from digital screens of computers, tablets and smartphones. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - July 10, 2017 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Leafy Greens Good for the Eyes Also Boost Kids' Brain Function Leafy Greens Good for the Eyes Also Boost Kids' Brain Function
It is known that higher levels of retinal carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin improve cognition in the elderly. New research shows they improve cognitive function and academic performance in children too.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry News Source Type: news

5 Ways We Can Begin Taking Preventative Measures Today To Improve Brain Fitness
This study was one of the catalysts for other researchers to begin exploring just how malleable the brain truly is, and how brain performance can be improved through deliberate practice. Combine these two categories of brain health—diagnosable diseases and “brain fitness”—and suddenly a new conversation has risen: can neuroplasticity-based brain training and related research-to-practice innovation actually impact mental health, help improve people’s lives, and finally, have a significant impact on the associated economic issues. BrainFutures thinks so. BrainFutures 2017, a conference set for September 6-7, in Wa...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - May 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Role of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in Diabetic Retinopathy Role of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in Diabetic Retinopathy
Explore the protective role of the hydroxycarotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin in the pathogenesis of diabetic retinopathy.The British Journal of Ophthalmology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - May 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Ophthalmology Journal Article Source Type: news