Thursday, August 31, 2017

Lutein: The Eye Antioxidant that Benefits Body Composition

Lutein is a xanthophyll and one of 600 known naturally occurring carotenoids. Lutein is synthesized only by plants and like other xanthophylls is found in high quantities in green leafy vegetables such as spinach, kale and yellow carrots. Wikipedia

Formula: C40H56O2
Molar mass: 568.871 g/mol
IUPAC ID: β,ε-carotene-3,3'-diol
Solubility in fats: Soluble
Solubility in water: Insoluble

Drug class: Alternative Therapy - Antioxidant


Newly Discovered Benefits of Lutein - Life Extension