NOTE: We are updating our coronavirus (COVID-19) page with evidence as it comes in.
Summary of Lutein
Primary information, health benefits, side effects, usage, and other important details
Lutein is a carotenoid structure similar to Zeaxanthin, and the two are components of many food products such as egg yolks and paprika. Lutein may bioaccumulate in the eyes where it is thought to reduce oxidative stress.
Want to know which supplements you should take?
Examine.com bases all of its recommendations based on research. We’re a trusted resource because we don’t sell or even advertise supplements.
If you’re tired of wasting time and money on supplements that don’t work, our 17 Supplement Guides will help you figure out precisely what to take — and what to skip — based on your health goals and the latest scientific evidence. There’s a reason why over 50,000 customers rely on Examine.com’s independent and science-based analysis.
And best of all — free lifetime updates are included!
I want unbiased recommendations to improve my health »
Click here to subscribe to Nutrition Examination Research Digest to stay on top of the latest research.
Click here to see all 20 references.