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Lutein Benefits for Skin and Eye Health

September 28, 2021

Lutein, an antioxidant, protects the eyes from too much computer and phone usage. It protects the eyes from harmful UV rays, and other eye diseases. It is not made by the body and must be taken as food or supplements.

How Lutein Promotes Healthy Vision

Lutein protects eyes from excessive use of computers and phones

It is a natural protection for your eyes from the blue light emitted by phones and computers. These rays affects your eyes. Therefore, excessive exposure can have adverse effects on your overall health.

Harvard University compared the effects of 6.5 hours of exposure to blue light versus green. Surprisingly blue light was able to suppress the release of melatonin (a hormone that regulates sleep), for almost twice the time as green light. In addition, blue light exposure delayed natural sleep rhythms twice as long.

Above all, Sleep deprivation plays an integral role in increasing depression risk, diabetes, and other cardiovascular problems.

Cooper Complete Eye Health and Original Formula multivitamins use FloraGLO, which is lutein from marigold flowers. This video will explain how it can benefit your eye health.

American 65-year-olds are most likely to be blinded by age-related macular disease (AMD). Over a five-year period, the National Eye Institute (NEI), examined the relationship between lutein and AMD risk. Participants who ate were 25 percent less likely than those who did not.

Cooper Complete Eye Health and Original multivitamin supplements both contain Lutein to protect your eyes.

Skin Health

Lutein and lycopene help reduce UV ray damage to the skin

It can help promote healthy vision and sleep habits as well as protect the skin against harmful UV rays.

The British Journal of Dermatology published a double-blind, placebo-controlled study that tested the effects of lutein and other lycopene supplements. It specifically measured the supplement’s ability to reduce UV damage to the skin. The researchers also looked at skin biopsies to determine if there were any signs of UV damage.

These groups were compared to the placebo group and both the lutein- and lycopene-groups showed significantly less UV damage at study’s end.

Lutein and Zeaxanthin for better skin health

It may also have other skin benefits. The Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dermatology published a double-blind, placebo-controlled study that measured the effects of lutein and Zeaxanthin on skin tone protection over time. Another measure was elastic recovery. Participants who took these supplements had a lighter and more damaged skin score. Furthermore, a study showed that participants who took these supplements had higher skin elasticity.

Moreover, There many many benefits of intake along with the expose of UV rays. Cooper Complete Dermatologic health and Original Multivitamin have lutein, zinc and lycopene that help to protect your skin every day.

Increasing Lutein levels


Healthy eyes and skin begin with healthy eating habits. These foods can thus help increase lutein levels.

  • Dark and leafy vegetables
  • yellow bell peppers
  • corn
  • egg yolks

Supplements can be an excellent way to obtain them daily, in addition to eating a healthy diet. Cooper Complete Original Iron-Free and Original with Iron provide natural antioxidant benefits for lutein, Dermatologic Health, Eye Health, and Eye Health.

Reminder: Your physician is the best person to understand your health. It’s important that you talk to your doctor about which supplements might be best for your needs.