Lutein also known as plant progesterone,is a natural pigment widely present in the banana ,kiwi,corn and marigold. Lutein is a kind of carotenoid . Lutein have very complex structures,currently can not be synthesized by manual . Lutein can be only extract from plants. Lutein after extract has very important application in the field of food and health. Because the human body can not produce lutein.So we can only In food intake or additional supplementary,so more and more attention has been paid. Lutein can protect eyesight,it is a good food colorant,can regulate blood lipids,has the role of blockage of the arteries,and can fight cancer.
* Lutein is a natural part of human diet when fruits and vegetables are consumed. For individuals lacking sufficient lutein intake, lutein-fortified foods are available, or in the case of elderly people with a poorly absorbing digestive system, a sublingual spray is available. As early as 1996, lutein has been incorporated into dietary supplements.
* lutein, a component of adults’ retina yellow spots pigment, plays an important role in protecting human retina, preventing macular degeneration and retina oxidizing damage.
* lutein can reduce blood sugar in type I diabetes patients effectively. Besides , it has the function of dilation of blood vessels.
* It can be easily absorbed by human stomach and small intestine. With its function of antioxidation, it also has the function of anti-cancer.
* Lutein can enhance human immunity and prevent coronary disease and cardiovascular sclerosis.