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September 29, 2014

Did you know that lutein, a carotenoid, which is important in maintaining eye health as we age, has been found to be more available in our bodies with the addition of certain dietary fats.  Importantly, the study authors report that: “lutein accumulation in the liver and the eye was highest in the [olive oil] (120% and 117%) and [coconut oil] (105% and 109%) fed groups, compared to control.”  

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Feed Your Eyes

As always,

Be well,

Diane Silverman R.Ph.
Ask The Pharmacist Group

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