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Health Care Savings From Lutein, Zeaxanthin Becoming Clear – Study

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

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Daily intake of 6 to 10 mg of lutein with zeaxanthin by people at risk for age-related macular degeneration could generate $3.6 billion in net health care savings over a five-year period, according to an economic analysis

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