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Effects of blue light exposure reduced with lutein and zeaxanthin

Benefits of lutein and zeaxanthin supplementation on blue-absorbing macular pigment, sleep quality and visual performance

The results of the study were published in Foods. The macular carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin isomers, are known as high-energy blue light filters. Blue light penetrates deep into the eye and can cause the formation of free radicals. In the short-term, blue light can cause eye strain and eye fatigue. Researchers examined 48 study subjects over the course of six months. The participants were assigned to one of two groups: one group was supplemented with Lutemax 2020 (macular carotenoids) and the other group was a placebo group. What researchers discovered was a notable improvement in visual performance and increased visual processing speed, photo stress recovery and increased contrast sensitivity. Lutemax 2020 is a component of the VisiVite R.B.I Vision Performance Formula.* Other important article regarding lutein and zeaxanthin: http://visiviteblog.macular-degeneration-vitamins.com/2016/12/30/macular-carotenoids-great-eyes/

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