Vision Formula

30 & 150 capsules

with Bilberry & Lutein

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Vision Formula
Vision Formula is a synergistic formulation containing vitamins, minerals, herbs and nutrients that are essential for supporting healthy eyes. It also contains important antioxidants that protect against free radical damage in the macular region, retina and lens of the eye. Vision Formula provides vital nutrition for healthy functioning of the eyes and vision.
Ingredients: Each capsule contains: NZ Grape 15,000mg (Equivalent to Grape Seed 1800mg), Bilberry 2,000mg, Ginkgo Biloba 2000mg, Marigold Flower 2000mg (Providing Lutein 8mg), Eyebright 200mg, Beta-Carotene (Pro-Vitamin A) 3mg, Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C) 50mg, D-a-Tocopherol Succinate (Vitamin E) 5iu, Selenium (Chelate) 20mcg, Rutin 10mg, Quercetin 10mg, Lycopene 5mg, Bioflavonoids 10mg, L-Glutamine 25mg, Taurine 50mg. This product contains encapsulating aids. Some herbal extracts used.
Suggested Use: Adults – Take 1-3 capsules daily with food, or as professionally recommended. Best taken with Pro-life Daily Man or Daily Woman to maintain adequate daily nutrient intake.
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Cautions: Seek professional health advice if pregnant, lactating, suffering from a medical condition, taking medication, or a child before supplementing.

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Nutritional information contained here is based on research literature and published knowledge on nutrition. Any nutritional suggestions should not be taken as medical advice.