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VisiVite Eye Vitamin Formulas are based on proven research in the most respected medical publications, including the National Eye Institute's Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2), the Lutein Antioxidant Supplement Trial (LAST) and others. Flimsly research are not the method used in the creation of our supplements.
VisiVite eye vitamins are independently tested for potency and purity and manufactured in a climate controlled, GMP-certified facility so that you are sure that you are getting the necessary nutrients. VisiVite eye formulas use the higher quality Natural Vitamin E (D-Alpha tocopherol) derived from healthy plant oils rather than Artificial Vitamin E (DL-Alpha tocopherol).
What is the goal of taking so much lutein?Are there studies indicating that this is beneficial? Could you elaborate? Thanks.
There are no macular degeneration studies of these high lutein doses. However, the FDA has granted lutein levels of up to 150 mg daily as "Generally Regarded as Safe" also known as GRAS. Of note, a cup full of boiled kale contains approximately 44 mg, so these doses can be obtained by vegetable ingestion if you preferred. Lutein and Zeaxanthin improve retinal pigmentation and visual function, including blue light glare.
is it possible to overdose on lutein ? 44mg seems like a lot
There is 44 mg of lutein per cup of cooked kale.
Would it be better to take this instead of the Gold ARED2?
No, definitely not. Super Lutein 444 can be taken with your AREDS 2 formula, but NEVER instead of your AREDS 2 formula.