Eggs Are Good for Macular and Visual Function

Lutein, zeaxanthin and meso-xanthin are important catotenoid pigments found in the macula which is the most important part of retina. Macula subserves the central vision. The above pigments are not made in our body and we must consume dietary products which contain them. Yellow of egg is an important source of lutein and zeaxanthin pigments. The macula, which is a core tissue of retina, is mainly constituted by three carotenoid pigments; namely lutein (L), zeaxanthin [...]