Mediterranean Diet Associated with 41% Risk Reduction for Macular Degeneration, a Leading Cause of Blindness

I thought we already knew this…

Protecting a patient’s eyes may be more heavily influenced by diet than previously thought. A new study, which analyzed data from a pair of previous study populations, found that people aged 55 and over who maintained a Mediterranean-style diet reduced their risk of developing late-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by 41%.

Source: Mediterranean Diet Associated with 41% Risk Reduction for AMD | MD Magazine

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