Mediterranean Diet Associated with 41% Risk Reduction for Age-Related Macular Degeneration, a Common Cause of Blindness

Photo of the retina at the back of the eyeball, where macular degeneration occurs

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“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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