The Creswell Chronicle -

By Yaakov Levine
Nutritional Therapy Practitioner - Chronicle Columnist 

Nutritionally Speaking – Do Your Eyes Have It? - Lutein

 

August 2, 2018

We have been (some of us at least) enjoying the hot, sunny weather. Hopefully wearing our UV protecting sunglasses, using adequate (non-toxic) sunscreen and having fun; whether through gardening, bike riding or more in the sun, enjoying another wonderful Willamette Valley summer. It's also time to look again at how we can protect our eyes, skin, and even our brain, with an important nutrient called lutein.

Not protecting your eyes from the ravages of omnipresent blue light can lead to damage to the macula region of the retina, causing central vision blindness or macular degeneration. Macula...



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