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cis-Lutein/Zeaxanthin: One Research-Backed Benefit

cis-Lutein and cis-Zeaxanthin are two carotenoids, belonging to the non-provitamin A family.

cis-Lutein and cis-Zeaxanthin have a well-established role in the health of our eyes.

They might be able to protect the macula from damage by blue light, improve visual acuity, and scavenge harmful reactive oxygen species.

They have also been linked with a reduced risk of age-related macular degeneration and cataracts.

In this article, we list claims of potential benefits and/or side-effects of cis-lutein/zeaxanthin that we have found research on. Every claim is listed with all of its sources. We get these claims from our Nutrition Tool.

We also have an article about cis-lutein/zeaxanthin named What Is cis-Lutein/Zeaxanthin? if you're interested in learning more.

Research-Backed Beneficial Claims Of cis-Lutein/Zeaxanthin

These are some of the potential research-backed health benefits of cis-lutein/zeaxanthin.

1. Eye Health

cis-Lutein/Zeaxanthin - Eye Health

About this claim

Keeping your eyes healthy is vital for your everyday life. According to research, some nutrients can have a powerful effect on eye health. Having good eye health means that vision without correction, and the eyes are disease-free.

Research sources for this claim

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Sara Niemelä

co-founder Care Omnia, Head Content Creator

I’m a wife and a mother of three. I enjoy the outdoors, cooking, and spending time with my family. Nutrition is my passion. I have spent thousands upon thousands of hours reading, analyzing, categorizing and comparing research studies. Nutrition is the foundation you build a healthy and fulfilling life upon!