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Lutein and Zeaxanthin: Benefits, Dosage and Food Sources

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Lutein and zeaxanthin are two important carotenoids, which are pigments produced by plants that give fruits and vegetables a yellow to reddish hue. They’re structurally very similar, with just a slight difference in the arrangement of their atoms ( 1 Trusted Source ).  Both are potent antioxidants and offer a range of health benefits. However, lutein and zeaxanthin are best known for protecting your eyes. This article discusses the benefits of lutein and zeaxanthin, as well as supplement dosages, safety and food sources. They’re Important Antioxidants Lutein and zeaxanthin are powerful antioxidants that defend your body against unstable molecules called free radicals. In excess, free radicals can damage your cells, contribute to aging and lead to the progression of diseases like heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease ( R ). Trusted Source Lutein and zeaxanthin protect your body’s proteins,

The Root Cause of Most Diseases Including Blindness

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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in the United States, is said to be a disease associated with aging but Dr. Chris Knobbe believes it’s mostly related to diet. Nine years of extensive research and investigation has led Knobbe to conclude that AMD is driven by nutrient deficiencies and toxicity caused by processed foods. Knobbe, an ophthalmologist, is the founder and president of the Cure AMD Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of AMD. If Knobbe is correct, and his data and biochemical analysis suggests he is, it would line up with what we know about the most common chronic diseases today, including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. The root of the problem lies in mitochondrial dysfunction, which is caused by the excessive consumption of the so-called Standard American Diet, including toxic industrially processed seed oils (incorrectly called “vegetable oils”), refined flour, refined added sugars, and trans fats. Laying out h

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