Zeaxanthin

Phyto molecular entry number
PRL000022
Phyto molecule name
Zeaxanthin
Phyto molecule type
Xanthophylls
Sources
  • Red pepper
  • Maize
  • egg
Health benefits
  • Increases skin and eye health
  • Cardioprotective effect
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • Anti-breast cancer,/li>
  • Treat Alzheimer's disease
Structure
CC1=C(C(CC(C1)O)(C)C)C=CC(=CC=CC(=CC=CC=C(C)C=CC=C(C)C=CC2=C(CC(CC2(C)C) O)C)C)C
Reference(s)
  1. Margit Kornsteiner, Karl-Heinz Wagner, Ibrahim Elmadfa.Tocopherols and total phenolics in 10 different nut types.2006.98(2):pp 381-387
  2. Gary heiting.OD.Lutein and Zeaxanthin.Eye and Vision Benefits.2011
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