Goji berry effects on macular characteristics and plasma antioxidant levels.

@article{Bucheli2011GojiBE,
  title={Goji berry effects on macular characteristics and plasma antioxidant levels.},
  author={Peter Bucheli and Karine Vidal and Lisong Shen and Zhencheng Gu and Charlie Zhang and Larry E. Miller and Junkuan Wang},
  journal={Optometry and vision science : official publication of the American Academy of Optometry},
  year={2011},
  volume={88 2},
  pages={257-62}
}
PURPOSE Goji berry (Lycium barbarum L.) is purported to benefit vision because of its high antioxidant (especially zeaxanthin) content, although this effect has not been demonstrated in high-quality human studies. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of daily supplementation with a proprietary milk-based formulation of goji berry, Lacto-Wolfberry (LWB), on macular characteristics and plasma zeaxanthin and antioxidant capacity levels in elderly subjects. METHODS This was a… CONTINUE READING