MacuGuard Ocular Support with Saffron
60 softgels | Item Catalogue Number: 01992
MacuGuard Ocular Support with Saffron provides important nutrients that help protect the eye’s delicate photoreceptor cells, promote macular and retinal health, help fight eye fatigue and support healthy night vision.
The nutrients our eyes need are often hard to come by, but it’s worth making sure we get enough of them to keep our eyes healthy over time.
MacuGuard Ocular Support with Saffron Benefits
- Includes berry flavonoids to support night vision
- Provides comprehensive ocular nutrition in a single softgel
- Provides an optimal dose of saffron to support healthy vision
- Contains lutein, meso-zeaxanthin & zeaxanthin for eye health support
What are the health benefits of Saffron?
Saffron is a kind of spice. Saffron extracts have been used to promote feelings of satiety and to promote visual acuity and eye health.
MacuGuard Ocular Support
Carotenoids: Eye-friendly Nutrients
Carotenoids are a class of phytonutrients (plant chemicals) that are obtained from diet or supplements. Eating foods or taking supplements that contain carotenoids can offer a wide range of health benefits. For instance: the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin are the main pigments in the macular portion of the eye’s retina.
Carotenoid antioxidants: essential nutrients for your eyes
Lutein & Zeaxanthin: vital for healthy vision
That’s why this formula contains lutein and trans-zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin, as well as alpha-carotene, another eye health carotenoid that has been associated with protection of the macula and retina. Lutein and the two types of zeaxanthin are very well-known to help preserve the health of the macula and act as defenders against excessive oxidative stress. They help keep eyes functioning well, even over time.
Phospholipids for carotenoids: optimal absorption
Getting these eye-healthy nutrients where you need them most is a huge part of supporting your vision health. This formula contains phospholipids, which are an integral part of every cell membrane in the body. This helps promote absorption of lutein and zeaxanthin. Good absorption is crucial for these nutrients to make it into the retina of the eye.
Nutrition for night vision: C3G berry flavonoids
MacuGuard® Ocular Support with Saffron also contains an anthocyanin flavonoid extracted from European black currant berry. Cyanidin-3-glucoside encourages the regeneration of rhodopsin, a retinal compound that converts visible light to the electrical signals that reach the visual centers of the brain, especially in low-light conditions. Rhodopsin needs to be continually regenerated, but science believes that as we age this happens less and less. Cyanidin-3-glucoside may help older eyes see better at night.
Vision-enhancing benefits of saffron
This formula also includes saffron extract. Multiple clinical studies have shown that supplementation with 20 mg of saffron helps support vision and retinal function, as measured both by advanced technical testing and on the Snellen eye chart that is commonly used by doctors to test vision.
LuteinPlus® and Mz® are registered trademarks of Nutriproducts Ltd., UK, licensed under U.S. Patent 8,623,428.
|Dosage and Use|
|Take one (1) softgel daily, with food, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Based on scientific studies, this formula is enhanced with phospholipids to increase lutein absorption.
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