Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Eye Vitamin Supplements Falling Short?
"With Americans spending billions of dollars each year on nutritional supplements, researchers have analyzed popular eye vitamins to determine whether their formulations and claims are consistent with scientific findings," reports Science Daily. "They determined that some of the top-selling products do not contain identical ingredient dosages to eye vitamin formulas proven effective in clinical trials. In addition, the study found that claims made on the products' promotional materials lack scientific evidence. The results of their study were published online in Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology." Read more. See chart that compares supplements to the NEI's ARED recommended dosage.