Xanthophyll (lutein, zeaxanthin) content in fruits, vegetables and corn and egg products

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Lutein and zeaxanthin are carotenoids that are selectively taken up into themacula of the eye where they are thought to protect against the development of age-related macular degeneration. Current dietary databasesmake it difficult to ascertain their individual roles in eye health because their concentrations in foods are generally reported together. The… (More)

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