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The preparation is intended for children – it contains an appropriately selected dose of lutein and zeaxanthin, and is available in an easy-to-administer liquid form. The product is suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
Lutein and zeaxanthin are plant-derived pigments. They belong to the xanthophylls, which are part of a larger group of compounds called carotenoids. They are found abundantly in the flowers of calendula and wild pansy. Their most important feature is antioxidant potential and clinically proven beneficial effect on eye health.
Meso-zeaxanthin is a chemical compound that is an isomer of zeaxanthin, which is formed from lutein in the human body. It is very difficult to obtain the compound from the diet, and it is also rarely found in dietary supplements, hence its presence in the composition significantly increases the value of the product.
Comprehensive eyesight support: Both lutein and zeaxanthin are present in the retina and the lens of the human eye. Their largest amounts are concentrated in the so-called macula, responsible for proper vision and visual acuity. It has been discovered that there are specific carotenoid-binding proteins found in this structure of the eye. Moreover, studies show that visual performance increases in the presence of lutein and zeaxanthin.
Effective eye protection: the protective effect of carotenoids is based on two basic mechanisms. On the one hand, they are powerful antioxidants, so they easily neutralize free radicals and reactive oxygen species that can damage the delicate structures of the eyes. On the other hand, they are a natural filter – they absorb blue light, which is responsible for the destruction of photoreceptors and the retinal pigment epithelium.
Normal brain development. Interestingly, lutein is present in the brain of babies and is believed to be an important nutrient to support infant brain development. Besides, as a powerful antioxidant, it may protect brain structures that are extremely susceptible to damage caused by free radicals.
To sum up, Jarrow Formulas Lutein + for Kids is a preparation that comprehensively supports the health of the eyes in children. Nowadays, children from an early age strain their eyesight by staring at screens – phones, smartphones, tablets, TV sets. It is worth reaching for preventive measures at an early stage of a child's life. Without proper protection, the normal development of the eyesight may be impaired, resulting in visual impairment.
The preparation may turn out to be a good solution for children who spend a lot of time in front of the TV screen or often play computer games and thus complain of eyestrain. The use of the supplement should also be considered in the summer when the child is often outdoors and is exposed to sunlight and UV radiation.
The alarming signal is tearing, redness, rubbing, and squinting of the eyes, which should be strictly consulted with a specialist. It may turn out that in order to get rid of the problem, it is enough to limit the time that the child spends in front of the screen and enrich its diet with nutrients important for the organ of vision.
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Lutein, a derivative of alpha-carotene is a natural plant dye, colouring in yellow, is also present in the yolk of egg. In the body, located primarily in the retina of the human eye (together with Zeaxanthin), it acts as a natural filter for the eye, absorbing ultraviolet radiation. It is a powerful antioxidant, neutralizing free radicals. Available in the form of mono-preparation supplements and multi-compound supplements with antioxidant, protecting the eyes, action, as well as multivitamins, creatine stacks and no-boosters.
Zeaxanthin is a natural plant dye, a compound classified as carotenoids found in foods of plant origin, essential for the proper functioning of vision. Located on the retina, the so-called. yellow macula, it is responsible for visual acuity. Together with lutein (belonging to the carotenoid) it is an antioxidant, also it has the ability to absorb energy of blue light protecting eyes from organ damage.
Zeaxanthin is a component of formulations (often in combination with other carotenoids) enhancing the functioning of the organs of sight.
Dosage: Up to 2 mg per day.