High doses of lutein may help your heart.
Another study showed that white blood cells were far less likely to be attracted to artery cells treated with lutein. Normally, white blood cells promote inflammation of the artery walls. With lutein present in the blood, inflammation was reduced and an early stage in the development of heart disease was averted.
The results demonstrate that high levels of lutein may protect people from falling victim to cardiovascular disease.
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|Title Annotation:||a antioxidant carotenoid in the blood stream|
|Publication:||Nutrition Health Review|
|Article Type:||Brief Article|
|Date:||Jun 22, 2002|
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