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MPS+ (Macular Protection Supplement) AREDS 2 Formula

MPS+ (Macular Protection Supplement) AREDS 2 Formula
MPS+ (Macular Protection Supplement) AREDS 2 Formula
The Only AREDS 2 Formula Supplement Available Exclusively Through Eyecare Professionals
ITEM: #99-334-1
Price: $19.99
MPS+™ Macular Protection Supplement formula is based on the Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS 2). This 5-year clinical study was completed by the National Eye Institute (NEI) in 2013.

  • 120 Vegetarian Capsules
  • 60 day supply
  • Suggested use: 2 capsules once daily
  • Available exclusively through Eyecare Professionals

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Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS2)

Researchers with the Age-Related Eye Disease Study (AREDS) reported in 2001 that a nutritional supplement called the AREDS formulation can reduce the risk of developing advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD). The original AREDS formulation contains vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, zinc and copper.

In 2006, the same research group, which is based at NIH’s National Eye Institute, began a second study called AREDS2 to determine if they could improve the AREDS formulation. They tried adding omega-3 fatty acids, as well as the antioxidants lutein and zeaxanthin, which are in the same family of nutrients as beta-carotene. The researchers also tried substituting lutein and zeaxanthin for beta-carotene, which prior studies had associated with an increased risk of lung cancer in smokers. The study found that while omega-3 fatty acids had no effect on the formulation, lutein and zeaxanthin together appeared to be a safe and effective alternative to beta-carotene.



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