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In Brief: Dietary lutein and zeaxanthin may slow macular degeneration

Diets rich in lutein and zeaxanthin, typically found in fruits and vegetables, can reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration. Researchers will attempt to determine if taking the substances in a supplement can produce similar benefits.

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