Nutr Rev 2021 Aug 2. Epub 2021 Aug 2.
School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences, The University of Queensland, Saint Lucia, Queensland, Australia. J. Bowtell and S. Jackman are with the Sport and Health Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK. A. Shore is with the School of Medicine, College of Medicine and Health, University of Exeter, Exeter, UK.
Lutein and zeaxanthin (L/Z), xanthophylls obtained from the diet, are deposited in the macula of the eye. The macular concentration of L/Z is quantifiable as macular pigment optical density (MPOD). The aim of this review was to critically appraise the effect on MPOD of increasing L/Z intake by dietary intervention in adults. Read More