It is important to check with your physician prior to taking this product to ensure that this level of zinc is appropriate for you.View product shelf life information * The level of beta-carotene studied in the AREDS clinical trial and provided in Macular Protect is not recommended for smokers and very recent ex-smokers.
The balanced ratio of zeaxanthin to lutein within this formula reflects natural dietary levels.
These carotenoids make up the macular pigment of the retina, the tissue with the highest concentration of lutein and zeaxanthin in the body.
As part of the macular pigment, lutein and zeaxanthin filter blue (visible) light that can induce photo-oxidative stress.
Macular Protect provides Flora GLO® lutein, a premium source with proven bioavailability.
Several studies have found Flora GLO® lutein to be as well or better absorbed than lutein from concentrated food sources such as spinach and green leafy vegetables.