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Compare AREDS 2 to VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold Formula

  • VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold has more Lutein2: 15 mg compared with 10 mg
  • VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold has more Zeaxanthin2: 4.75 mg compared with 2 mg
  • VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold reduces Zinc. The original AREDS research found higher urinary tract side effects with 80 mg zinc1, while AREDS 2 showed no clinical difference between high and low zinc.2
  • VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold uses Natural d-alpha Vitamin E rather than Synthetic dl-alpha Vitamin E used in many other AREDS 2 supplements. Beginning in 2021, manufacturers will be required to list Vitamin E in milligrams rather than International Units3. 400 IU of the Natural Vitamin E (D form) used in VisiVite Gold Plus Formula is 268 mg. But 400 IU of synthetic Vitamin E (DL form) is only 180 mg. 
  • VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold adds 6 additional ingredients for ocular nutritional support: Bilberry, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Selenium, Grape Seed Extract and L-glutathione
  • VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold is supplied in clear veggie caps without artificial colors.
  Popular AREDS 2 Formula VisiVite AREDS 2 PLUS+ Gold
Vitamin B6   20 mg
Vitamin C 452 mg 500 mg
Vitamin E 400 IU 400 IU
Zinc 69.6 mg 40 mg
Cupric Oxide 1.6 mg 1.0 mg
Lutein 10 mg 15 mg
Bilberry   50 mg
Alpha Lipoic Acid   20 mg
Grape Seed Extract   20 mg
L-glutathione   10 mg
Selenium   200 mcg
Zeaxanthin 2 mg 4.75 mg


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  1. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaophthalmology/fullarticle/268224
  2. https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jama/fullarticle/1684847
  3. Guidance for Industry: Converting Units of Measure for Folate, Niacin, and Vitamins A, D, and E on the Nutrition and Supplement Facts Labels

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