Definitions for "Lutein"
A substance of a strongly marked yellow color, extracted from the yolk of eggs, and from the tissue of the corpus luteum.
Category: phytonutrient Obtained from spinach. Strong antioxidant. Able to reduce the risk of certain cancers.
Is an antioxident found in many plants. It is from the carotenoid family, which consists of naturally occurring fat-soluble pigments on plants. It is the main carotenoid found in the retina. Lutein has been shown effective in the treatment of cataracts and in protecting the retina from the sunlight damage.
a member of the carotinoid family of vitamins, similar to beta-carotene
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