Nature’s Colours That Brighten Your Day
CAROTENOIDS, the naturally occurring pigments that give the bright red, orange and yellow colours to fruits and vegetables, protect plants from damaging sun rays. They also play a vital role in enhancing eye health to brighten up your day!
BETTER, BRIGHTER VISION
- Filter blue light from digital screens1
- Improve visual acuity2, giving you a clearer and sharper vision
- Reduce the risk of Age-related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)1,2
- Relieve dry eyes by supporting tear production3
- Protect eyes from oxidative stress4, therefore support healthy eye aging
GLOWING SKIN, INSIDE OUT
- Protect skin from harmful UV rays5
- Slow down premature skin aging
- Improve skin hydration and elasticity6
YOUR HEART’S GOOD FRIEND
- Reduce inflammation and prevent oxidation of LDL7
- Reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease7
- Promotes healthy blood vessels8
- Increase the production & activity of white blood cells9
- Reduce inflammation by supressing the overproduction of pro-inflammatory cytokines10
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6. Meinke, M., Nowbary, C., Schanzer, S., Vollert, H., Lademann, J. and Darvin, M., 2017. Influences of Orally Taken Carotenoid-Rich Curly Kale Extract on Collagen I/Elastin Index of the Skin. Nutrients, 9(7), p.775.
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8. Agarwal, S., 2000. Tomato lycopene and its role in human health and chronic diseases. Canada Medical Association Journal, 163(6), pp.739-744.
9. Chew, B., 1993. Role of Carotenoids in the Immune Response. Journal of Dairy Science, 76(9), pp.2804-2811.
10. Kaulmann, A. and Bohn, T., 2014. Carotenoids, inflammation, and oxidative stress—implications of cellular signaling pathways and relation to chronic disease prevention. Nutrition Research, 34(11), pp.907-929.