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Formula containing bilberry and lutein increases lutein levels in blood and eye tissue

Researchers believe this may lower the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a condition that affects roughly 1.7 million people over the age of 65. During a six-month study, blood levels of lutein increased by 128% in 21 participants, closely matching levels found in individuals who consume a lutein-rich diet that incorporates yellow and green fruits and vegetables. The rise in lutein levels to the eye tissue was smaller but still significant. Publication of this study is expected within the year.


Nutrilite Press Release, January 7, 2000.

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