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Help Prevent Vision Loss With These Foods

According to CBS News, researchers are now looking further into what foods can help improve vision. Specifically, researchers focused on foods to help prevent macular degeneration, which affects 1.8 million americans over the age of 40. The American Macular Degeneration Foundation has worked with its top doctors to create a cookbook called “Eat Right for Your Sight”. The book highlights food such as beets, peppers, pomegranates, and leafy green veggies. The researchers explain that the purple, red and green in those foods are what contain high amount of vitamin A and vitamin E which are both essential for healthy vision. Researchers hope that people will be able to better incorporate food into their diet that will help with long term eye health instead of waiting until it may be too late to effectively help or manage a condition like macular degeneration.

 

Read the article on CBS News.