Nutrient-Rich Diet Lowers Risk of Macular Degeneration

The risk of developing macular degeneration is lowest in people who consume protective nutrients.  Studies conducted by Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston has shown that nutrient rich diets … [Read more...]

Antioxidants May Prevent Macular Degeneration

A new study published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that an antioxidant rich diet can help protect against eye disease such as macular degeneration. Macular degeneration, the leading … [Read more...]

Antioxidants Prevent Blindness in Aging Population

Macular degeneration is a degenerative eye disease that attacks the macula, that part of the retina responsible for sharp, central vision. Researchers at Brigham Young and Weill Medical College of … [Read more...]

Protein Discovered Protects From Macular Degeneration

Scientists have identified a protein responsible for transporting nutrients such as Lutein and Zeaxanthin to the eye, and believe that these nutrients protect against macular degeneration. Light … [Read more...]

Eating Fruit Lowers Risk of Macular Degeneration

Eye diseases such as macular degeneration can be avoided in some cases by lowering the risk associated with the disease.  Eating fruit can lower the risk associated with macular degeneration. A … [Read more...]