Health Hotline Magazine | April 2023

LUTEIN , An Essential Nutrient

Lutein. Have you heard of it? Many argue that this carotenoid should be considered an essential nutrient because it is so crucial for human development and health. While much of the focus of lutein has been on its ability to enhance visual performance and protect our eyes from exposure to blue light, a growing body of research is showing that lutein’s reach goes beyond eye health. It plays a significant role in maintaining brain function as we age, it is essential for the infant’s developing brain, and it helps sharpen cognition at every age. Additionally, lutein has skin health benefits that include reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, as well as protecting the skin from harsh ultraviolet rays. It can even reduce stress and support mental health. Lutein is loaded with health benefits that more than meets the eye. And most of us just aren’t getting enough.

for Modern Times From birth to adulthood, discover the health benefits of lutein By Liz Mueller

Read on to discover just how important lutein is, and what it can do for you.

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