By John O’Neill, THE NEW YORK TIMES
Supplements containing lutein, a pigment found in dark green vegetables, improved the vision of men with age-related macular degeneration, a study has found. Age-related macular degeneration is the most common cause of vision loss in developed countries. Low levels of lutein consumption had previously been shown to be associated with higher risks for developing the disorder.
By Thomas H. Maugh II, LOS ANGELES TIMES
Lutein, a yellow pigment found in dark green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale and collard greens, can reverse some of the symptoms of age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of visual disability in the United States, according to a new study.