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Hebrew University researchers develop method to improve neutraceutical absorption
...elps prevent the accumulation of cholesterol), and lutein
(which retards cataract growth). A cooking oil which can lower cholesterol in the blood has been developed and is in the early stages of being introduced to the market. Yissum, a private company wholly owned by the university, serves as a bridge be...
Lutein supplements may improve vision
...ts for a study of thesupplement. The subjects took lutein
supplements with breakfast every day for six month... than those who did not. The long-term effects of lutein
supplements onthe progression of RP should be studied, Dagnelie says, and may explain the results se...
Some carotenoids specifically target colon cancer
...ffected by carotenoids. The researchers found that lutein
has the greatest role in modulating colon cancer, ...tients. Of all the carotenoids investigated, only lutein
and zeaxanthin showed a protective effect against colon cancer, with an enhanced effect in younger p...
Study Ensures Effective Ways To Measure Macular Pigment Density
(FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., May 9, 1999) - Dietary lutein
and zeaxanthin are the major determinants to expla... determinants of macular pigment density. Dietary lutein
and zeaxanthin explained the greatest amount of macular pigment density variance, followed by serum ...
Dietary Lutein Inhibits Mammary Tumor Growth And Normalizes Immune Balance In Tumor-Bearing Mice
..., DC, April 18, 1999 -- The carotenoid antioxidant lutein
cannormalize immune system balance in mammary tumo... "Tumor-bearing mice that were fed chow containing lutein
had significantlysmaller tumor growth than the mice on regular chow," said Boon Chew, Ph.D.,Departme...
Dietary Carotenoid Lutein Reduces Atherosclerotic Lesion Formation In Mice
...GTON, April 18, 1999 -- The carotenoid antioxidant lutein
cansignificantly reduce atherosclerotic lesion for...terial lesions in the mice that were fed chow with lutein
wasreduced significantly in the pilot study," reported Dr. James Dwyer, Professorof Preventive Medic...