Food-based lutein and zeaxanthin from Momordica Cochinchinensis Spreng, method and composition

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Lutein and Zeaxanthin (Lut&Zea) are essential for eye health and have been used to prevent or slow down progress of age-related macular degeration (AMD), dry macular degeneration, night blindness or other vision impair. This present invention describes novel applications of a formulation rich in lutein, zeaxanthin, beta-carotene and antioxidants for eye care. The formulations and associated method are characterized by extract from Momordica cochinchinensis Spreng, and a lipid profile high in plant retinol and vitamin E, synergistically improve bioavailability and stablize lutein and zeaxanthin. The novelty of this invention is in the mixture of antioxidants with macular carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin) and pre-vitamin A. This invention does not involve the use of toxic solvents, provides a food-based solution to the populations at risk without long-term negative effects to subjects, nor causing more damage to the environment.

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VUONG LE THUYNot Provided

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Vuong, Le Thuy Elk Grove, US 7 3

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