LUTEIN AND ZEAXANTHIN

Lutein and Zeaxanthin Intake Recommendations

Due to lack of scientific data, there are currently no dietary recommendations for lutein and zeaxanthin.

Results from epidemiologic studies indicate that an intake of 6 mg lutein per day is desirable for healthy individuals (20). More recent research suggests an optimal daily intake of 10 mg lutein and 2 mg zeaxanthin(21).

Authored by Dr Peter Engel in 2010, reviewed and revised by Jonas Wittwer on 13.06.2017

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