Lutein Linked to Brain Health and Intelligence in Older Adults

Have you heard of lutein? It is not a vitamin, but a plant pigment found typically in leafy green vegetables. For quite some time it has been known that lutein has a role in eye health, but now a study published in the journal Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience shows that the antioxidant can preserve “crystallized intelligence,” the skills and knowledge one has acquired over a lifetime. There is evidence that lutein accumulates in the grey matter of the brain. The take away is to keep up your consumption of lutein rich foods, especially as you age.

If you want to ensure adequate lutein intake, we have several supplements with this important phytonutrient, including this one.

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