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What are the important functions of marigold extract - lutein?

Marigold is the main raw material for extracting lutein and carotenoids, in which the average yellow pigment content is not less than 12 grams per kilogram, which is a pollution-free natural pigment.


The lutein content in the marigold extract is very high. Human eyes contain high amounts of lutein and zeaxanthin, but these two elements cannot be manufactured by the human body and must be supplemented by foods containing lutein and zeaxanthin.


Marigold Extract - Lutein has other effects besides vision protection.


1. Coloring

Lutein is widely used in condiments, tobacco, cakes, confectionery, and various feed processing. In China, lutein has been widely used as a colorant.


2. Antioxidant effect

Oxygen-free radicals in the human body are an important cause of many age-related diseases. Marigold extract-lutein has a strong antioxidant capacity, which can inhibit the activity of oxygen free radicals and prevent the damage of oxygen free radicals to normal cells.


3. The role of diabetes prevention

Lutein can be used as an effective adjuvant to enhance the hypoglycemic function of insulin. Therefore, eating foods such as fruits and vegetables rich in lutein can reduce the risk of diabetes.

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