FloraGLO® Lutein is naturally-sourced, unesterified lutein with an established reputation for quality, safety and efficacy, and the first lutein brand introduced into the global marketplace. Over the past 25 years, FloraGLO revolutionized the supplemental lutein market and provided the foundation for the development and advancement of lutein for human health. At the time of its introduction, researchers were just beginning to recognize that lutein and zeaxanthin, two dietary carotenoids found to selectively accumulate in the retina, played an important role in protecting human vision. At about the same time, Kemin also recognized that supplemental lutein provided a significant opportunity to fill the dietary gap that continues to exist due to low fruit and vegetable intakes1, and more importantly, confirm the hypothesis that supplemental lutein is important for vision and other aspects of human health.
FloraGLO Lutein is scientifically proven to protect our eyes from the part of visible light, known as blue light. It is most widely known for eye health due to a groundbreaking study known as the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) – a study which used FloraGLO Lutein. As the number one researched lutein brand worldwide, FloraGLO Lutein has an unsurpassed reputation for trust and performance in the market.
From protecting the developing infant brain to supporting cognitive function in adults, a growing body of research supports lutein as an important nutrient for brain function throughout all stages of life. No other lutein brand is backed by more research on brain health than FloraGLO® Lutein. Researchers and leading vitamin manufacturers all over the world rely on the quality and safety profile of FloraGLO and its efficacy.
FloraGLO Lutein is scientifically proven to be a valuable ingredient in maintaining the health of our skin by serving as an antioxidant and absorber of high-energy wavelengths of visible light. FloraGLO Lutein’s reputation supports valuable benefits in the skin care market. By including FloraGLO Lutein in supplements supporting skin health, manufacturers can provide products for skin that enhance: youthful-looking appearance, hydration, and elasticity.
FloraGLO was the first lutein brand introduced into the global marketplace and has maintained its status as the gold standard for over two decades. FloraGLO was the chosen lutein ingredient in the largest lutein supplementation trial to date, the prestigious Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2) by the National Institutes of Health’s National Eye Institute.
The efficacy of FloraGLO Lutein is unparalleled, as compared with other lutein brands and as demonstrated in human clinical trials time and time again. The global vitamin and dietary supplement market relies on clinical evidence in order to differentiate products in the marketplace. It's critical for manufacturers to formulate with ingredients that have clinical evidence to substantiate health benefits, which is why so many choose FloraGLO.
FloraGLO Lutein is clinically-tested to increase and maintain MPOD (the measurement of macular pigment density in the macula.) FloraGLO Lutein is the same free-form found in common fruits and vegetables. Because it is free form, it is more easily absorbed by the body.
FloraGLO Lutein in powder form is produced with DSM’s Actilease ® microencapsulation technology, a proprietary process that combines superior bioavailabity, excellent stability and very low extrusion losses - providing lower overages and smaller tablets.
Researchers, eye care professionals and leading supplement manufacturers from around the globe rely on the consistent quality, safety and proven efficacy profile of FloraGLO Lutein.
Kemin uses only the best growing and harvesting practices to cultivate its elite dietary ingredients. Our proprietary lutein manufacturing process has been developed and refined over the last 25 years.
Our marigold flowers are grown in India, meticulously handpicked, and extracted resulting in marigold oleoresin which is shipped to Kemin headquarters in Des Moines, Iowa where it is further processes into unesterified (free) FloraGLO Lutein. Each step of the manufacturing process is carefully controlled to ensure a quality naturally-sourced lutein.
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Recommended use: a dose of = 10 mg FloraGLO® Lutein and 2 mg OPTISHARP™ Natural Zeaxanthin is considered efficacious.
Actilease® is a Registered Trademark of DSM Nutritional Products Ltd.
*Kemin has a blue light patent covering three conditions for people of all ages; presbyopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism.
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