Join Elizabeth J. Johnson, Ph.D., a leading researcher in the area of nutrition and eye disease prevention at Tufts University, for a discussion on the role of lutein and zeaxanthin, separately and in combination, in promoting healthy vision.
Webinar attendees will:
- Learn about the role of lutein and zeaxanthin in promoting healthy vision
- Receive an overview of recently published science supporting the benefits of these carotenoids in eye health
- Discover the importance and clinical support for using a combination of both lutein and zeaxanthin isomers in finished products
- Learn how lutein and zeaxanthin isomers can be used in a wide-variety of dietary supplement, food and beverage applications
- Receive a brief overview of Lutemax 2020 - a single source ingredient that delivers lutein and zeaxanthin isomers in significantly higher concentrations, for convenient and more beneficial nutrient availability for the eyes.
About our presenter
Elizabeth J. Johnson, Ph.D is a research scientist at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging and assistant professor at the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University. Her research interests are in the area of nutrition and eye disease prevention, with a specific focus on carotenoids and age-related macular degeneration. Other interests include the role of nutrition and cognition and skin health. She has been involved in numerous clinical and epidemiologic studies and has collaborations with academia, industry and government agencies. Dr. Johnson has membership with the International Carotenoid Society and American Society for Nutritional Sciences. Major committee assignments include, NIH/NIDDK Scientific Review Group, Donahue Foundation Scientific Advisory Board Member, Carotenoid Research Interactive Group, USDA: 1890 Capacity Building Grant Review Group, Macular and Nutrition Group, and NIH: Biology of Development and Aging SBIR/STTR Scientific Review Group.