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Lutein

Lutein, which cannot be manufactured by the body, promotes healthy skin and eyes and is often called the "eye vitamin."

By Zeel Editorial Staff, Last updated: August 9, 2016

Overview

Lutein is a carotenoid and an orange-hued pigment found in plants, especially leafy green vegetables. Lutein, which cannot be manufactured by the body, promotes healthy skin and eyes and is often called the "eye vitamin."

How much you should have: While there is no official recommended daily dose of lutein, most nutritionists suggest consuming 6 to 10 mgs per day.

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