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Optimal Eye and Brain Health Insights: Expert Tips from Keri Glassman and Dr. Joseph Allen

By Nutritious Life Editors
This recipe was created in partnership with OmniActive Health Technologies for its “Lutein for Every Age” initiative, a consumer awareness initiative with the goal of educating people on the importance of lutein for eye health throughout life.


ICYMI: Keri Glassman, RD, MS & CDN, and Dr. Joseph Allen, OD, FAAO, and Dipl ABO shared (in an Instagram live) their expertise about the impact of lutein and zeaxanthin on eye and brain health.

Keri and Dr. Allen delved into the crucial link between nutrition (and other lifestyle factors) and their effect on eye and brain health and provided valuable tips on how to maintain optimal eye and brain health at every stage of life. Did you know there are over 600 carotenoids but only lutein and zeaxanthin are found in the macula of the eye? Or did you know that these nutrients protect us from blue light? Watch this eye-opening (pun-intended) chat and explore the fascinating world of eye and brain health. Also visit for more information on the role lutein plays in eye and brain health. 

RELATED: Nurturing Vision And Mind: The Lutein Connection

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