February 1, 2011/Prepared Foods Magazine -- OmniActive Health Technologies' LutemaxÆ 2020 ingredient has successfully achieved self-affirmed GRAS status and is safe for use in a range of food and beverage applications. Lutemax 2020 delivers the only complete source of both lutein and zeaxanthin isomers, in significantly higher concentrations, for convenient and more beneficial nutrient availability, according to the company. While lutein is a potent antioxidant that provides a significant amount of the total carotenoid content of the eye, healthy eyes require more than just lutein alone. Two other necessary carotenoids are zeaxanthin isomers, 3R, 3'R zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin, critical players in fighting the natural effects of aging and in supplying the macula with vital, protective nutrients. Together, lutein, 3R, 3'R zeaxanthin and meso-zeaxanthin protect and support the macula of the eye for overall eye health. OmniActive Health Technologies Ltd.,www.omniactives.com, www.lutemax2020.coM