Pigment found in vegetables, plants and algae, which dissolves in fatty acids.

Protects the body from solar radiation and potential ultraviolet radiation, and is considered a skin filter for light of shorter wavelengths (blue, violet and ultraviolet). It has a significant proven efficacy against light-induced skin damage, especially UV radiation, and an antioxidant action. As the human body can’t produce this nutrient, it’s necessary to eat lutein-rich foods or take supplements.