Eye health (incl. Lutein)

What are eye health supplements?

Eye health supplements are designed specifically with vitamins, minerals, carotenoids and other nutrients which support eye health. They often include nutrients such as Lutein, Rutin, Bilberry, pine bark, B vitamins, Zeaxanthin, Manganese and Zinc.

What do eye supplements do in the body?

Eye health supplements provide a blend of nutrients that are beneficial for the eyes. • Vitamin A is also called Retinol contributes to the maintenance of normal vision, because it helps to produce the pigments in the retina of the eye. Pigments in the eye absorb light and this way mediate vision. • Vitamin B2 or riboflavin contributes to the maintenance of normal vision by protecting the eye lens from damage. Damage to the lens can cause cloudy vision. A deficiency in Vitamin B2 is closely linked to cataracts. • Zinc contributes to normal vision by aiding the production of vitamin A thatin producesing retinol pigments. • Bilberry may help to maintain eye health by mopping up free radical damage associated with visual degeneration.

Why do I need eye health supplements?

Eye conditions and poor sight can result because of a number of conditions such as diabetes, glaucoma, macular degeneration, trauma and age related degeneration. Poor eyesight can also have a genetic factor as well as environmental factors. The nutrients in the eye health supplements are formulated specifically to target the eyes and support eye health. Today, the western diet is often lacking in many vital nutrients. This is not only because of our traditional diet but because of our modern farming methods too. Many people find themselves needing some extra support in a particular part of their body. Taking eye health supplements will provide the nutrients most used by the eyes.

How do I take eye health supplements?

Eye health supplements come either in; capsules, tables or power and are taken orally. For the full benefit, a minimum of a 3 month course should be taken.

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