William Baumgartner, Benedict, Dirk, King, Joan M.
This is a new, all-natural process to extract higher amounts of lutein from corn. After corn has been processed by this unique method, almost 25 percent more lutein can be extracted. Lutein is a strong antioxidant that can reduce eyesight degeneration and may reduce certain forms of cancer. This makes its increase in the diet quite valuable to young and old consumers alike.
This is a patented technology. See U.S. Patent 7,943,804.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture