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- What other names is Lutein known by?
- What is Lutein?
- How does Lutein work?
- Are there safety concerns?
- Dosing considerations for Lutein.
Do not use lutein in amounts greater than those found in foods if:
- You are pregnant or breast-feeding.
- For reducing the risk of cataracts and age-related macular degeneration (AMD): 6 mg of lutein per day, either through diet or using supplements. People consuming 6.9 to 11.7 mg of lutein per day through diet had the lowest risk of developing AMD and cataracts.
- For reducing symptoms of AMD: 10 mg per day of lutein supplements.
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