Relation between dietary intake, serum concentrations, and retinal concentrations of lutein and zeaxanthin in adults in a Midwest population.

@article{CurranCelentano2001RelationBD,
  title={Relation between dietary intake, serum concentrations, and retinal concentrations of lutein and zeaxanthin in adults in a Midwest population.},
  author={Joanne M Curran-Celentano and Billy R Hammond and Thomas A. Ciulla and Dale A. Cooper and Linda M Pratt and Rachel Blair Danis},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2001},
  volume={74 6},
  pages={796-802}
}
BACKGROUND Information on concentrations of retinal carotenoids (macular pigment, or MP) is of particular interest because MP protects against age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. OBJECTIVE This study was designed to evaluate the relation between dietary intake, blood concentrations, and retinal concentrations of carotenoids in a large group of volunteers. DESIGN Two hundred eighty volunteers in the Indianapolis area completed… CONTINUE READING
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