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Mediterranean diet could prevent a leading cause of blindness — study


Mediterranean diet could prevent a leading cause of blindness — study


A Mediterranean diet may help preserve eye health. Image: IStock/Lilechka75 via AFP RelaxnewsNew research has found that following the popular Mediterranean diet may reduce the risk of developing the eye disease age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness in the United States.Carried out by researchers at the Université de Bordeaux, France, and Erasmus University Medical Center, The Netherlands, the new study looked at nearly 5,000 participants who had participated in two previous European studies.

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