Lutein is present throughout the body, particularly in the eyes. This spot is responsible for direct or central vision, but not the peripheral vision. Macula is a tiny oval-shaped spot which is present in the middle part of the retina. It speeds up the process of burning of fat, as it increases the metabolism of the body's adipose tissue, producing heat. Pectin, a type of Tiber, found in a variety of fruits, including pears, provides an easy way to knock down those bad cholesterol levels. They are a good source of foliate vitamin B9, which is known to protect the baby from neural tube defects. In case of 'wet' AMA, the reason is growth of abnormal blood vessels under the macula. These phytochemicals are found to be potent against Gram-positive and Gram-negative strains of bacteria such as streptococcus, salmonella, clostridium, escherichia, and staphylococcus. Currently, there is no strong evidence that suggests supplemental dosage of these nutrients will keep age related disorders at bay. This point cannot be stressed on enough.
In some cases, people have also complained about heartburn and minor digestive problems due to over dosage of lute in. The secret of the long life of the residents of Okinawa perhaps lies in their diet rich in purple-fleshed sweet potatoes. These little purple powerhouses are a good source of vitamins A, B, and C, magnesium, potassium, calcium, and iron. 7.