Vision Supplements, Spotting the Best and the Worst

By Staff Editor

(HealthNewsDigest.com) – White Plains, New York – December 17, 2015 – Supplements containing lutein and other ingredients have been shown to slow deterioration of the retina in people with age-related macular degeneration. The problem for a consumer is determining which supplements provide an effective combination and dose of ingredients and whether or not a product actually contains what is listed on the label. To help, ConsumerLab.com recently purchased, tested, and reviewed many popular eye health supplements. The results were published online this week in ConsumerLab.com’s Product Review of Vision Supplements with Lutein and Zeaxanthin.

ConsumerLab.com’s tests found that only one supplement actually provided the exact amounts of ingredients found to be most useful in reducing the risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration. Several other supplements contained similar ingredients, although in different amounts. One product failed to contain its listed amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin, providing only 9% and 65%, respectively, of these key antioxidant pigments which occur in the macula of the retina.
The Product Review of Vision Supplements with Lutein and Zeaxanthin is now available online. In addition to product test results, the report discusses who is most likely to benefit from these supplements, the amounts of ingredients, such as lutein and zeaxanthin, known be effective; how to take these to supplements to maximize absorption; which products provide the best value; foods which provide lutein and zeaxanthin; as well as potential side effects. The report also explains what meso-zeaxanthin is and whether you need to get it from a supplement…..
Read more: http://www.healthnewsdigest.com/news/Supplements_340/Vision-Supplements-Spotting-the-Best-and-the-Worst.shtml
Source: Health News Digest

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