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Original Source HereBy: Stephen DANIELLS Sustained supplementation with the macular carotenoids can lead to greater augmentation of macular pigment and improve contrast sensitivity, says a new study. Different formulations of lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin were examined in people with early age-related macular degeneration (AMD), with results showing that all of the combinations significantly improved macular pigment in the participants. Furthermore, the formulation with 17 mg per day meso-zeaxanthin, 3 mg per day lutein, and 2 mg per day zeaxanthin was found to produce significant increases in macular pigmentation at each eccentricity, while no such increases were observed in the formulation with no meso-zeaxanthin (20 mg...

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