Lutein Esters 5% Powder by KS Nutripharma
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Lutein esters are extracted from marigold flowers--Tagetes erecta.
It's a chemical compound derived from an acid — they are naturally occurring, and can also be produced synthetically. A lutein esters has two extra fatty acid molecules, as opposed to pure lutein. Studies show the way your body uses lutein esters is functionally better than pure lutein — with up to 62% increased bioavailability.
Lutein esters have been shown to be more bioavailable than free lutein/zeaxanthin, it is converted in the body into free lutein at a 2:1 conversion ratio (20% lutein esters is claimed equivalent to 10% free lutein).
Lutein esters have been shown to be more bioavailable than free lutein.
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- Starting Materials: Marigold flower
- Appearance: Light orange to orange powder
- Processing Method: Extraction
- Botanical Name(if applicable): Tagetes erecta L
*NOTE: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
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