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Lutein: The Eye's First Defense

Posted by healtheo360 on Feb 20, 2016 11:00:57 AM

What is Lutein?

 Lutein is an organic yellow pigment that is exclusively created by plants. It is found in high quantities in green leafy vegetables like spinach, kale, and yellow carrots.  Animals obtain lutein either directly or indirectly from plants.  Egg yolks, animal fat, and the macula of the eye all contain the pigment- causing their yellow hue.  Animals use it as an antioxidant and light absorber.

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Facts About Skin Cancer You May Not Know

Posted by healtheo360 on Oct 31, 2014 2:44:24 PM
Ultraviolet light in tanning beds can cause more harm than regular sunlight . The UVA from the florescent light is up to three times more intense than the UVA in natural sunlight.
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