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Healthy Vision: Prevent and Reverse Eye Disease through Better Nutrition
More than 180 million Americans have a problem with their vision. Most believe there's not much they can do on their own to change how much (or how little) they see. Now there is hope. In the past decade, an overwhelming number of clinical studies have shown that eating specific nutrients can help maintain vision well into old age, alleviate eye conditions, and even revers ...more
Paperback, 264 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by Lyons Press
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My optometrist recently informed me I have drusen-- I'd never even heard the word before (apparently it is calcium and other debris that collects around the retina). What my doc didn't inform me of was that it is an early sign of macular degeneration (a fancy term for going blind); nor did she offer anything constructive for how to halt or reverse it. I asked if diet played a role, and she told me, "Don't even go there." She only said we'd "keep an eye on it." Ugh. Thus began my search for solut ...more
Basically eat a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, plus whole grains and unprocessed foods. If you have a particular eye disease, perhaps you’ll wish to eat more of the items Dr. Adams recommends for that condition. [Disclaimer: Dr. Adams is the retinist I see myself.]
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