MacuShield Description


Alliance Pharmaceuticals


Hong Wo
Full Prescribing Info
LMZ3 in MacuShield is made up of all three macular carotenoids; lutein, meso-zeaxanthin and zeaxanthin. Scientific research shows that these three nutrients are found at the back of the eye, at the macula, where they form the macular pigment (yellow colour). Meso-zeaxanthin is particularly concentrated at the centre of this pigment.
Lutein and zeaxanthin: These nutrients can be found in brightly coloured fruits and vegetables, such as peppers and sweetcorn as well as leafy greens such as spinach and kale.
Meso-zeaxanthin: Meso-zeaxanthin is present in some species of fish and seafood, such as trout and shrimp. The carotenoids in MacuShield are derived from a botanical extract obtained from the marigold flower (Tagetes erecta).
MacuShield 30Day: Ingredients: Bulking agent: Sunflower seed oil, capsule shell (gelling agent: bovine gelatin, humectant: glycerol, colour: red iron oxide E172), marigold extract (of which 15% is combined: lutein, meso-zeaxanthin, dl-alpha-tocopherol and zeaxanthin), thickener: beeswax yellow. (See Table 1.)

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MacuShield Gold 30Day: Zinc helps maintain normal vision and vitamin E contributes to the protection of cells from oxidative stress.
Ingredients: L-ascorbic acid, capsule shell (gelling agent: bovine gelatin, humectant: glycerol, colours: red iron oxide E172, titanium dioxide E171), d-alpha-tocopherol, bulking agent: sunflower seed oil, marigold extract (lutein, meso-zeaxanthin, zeaxanthin), zinc sulphate monohydrate, thickener: silicon dioxide, emulsifier: sunflower lecithin, copper sulphate anhydrous. (See Tables 2 and 3.)

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