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nightsurfer on 2009-08-06Lutein and zeaxanthin concentrations in plasma after dietary supplementation with egg yolk.
Handelman GJ, Nightingale ZD, Lichtenstein AH, Schaefer EJ, Blumberg JB.
Am J Clin Nutr. 1999 Aug;70(2):247-51.
CONCLUSIONS: Egg yolk is a highly bioavailable source of lutein and zeaxanthin. The benefit of introducing these carotenoids into the diet with egg yolk is counterbalanced by potential LDL-cholesterol elevation from the added dietary cholesterol.