Nov 06

Study Finds Carrots May Help Prevent Age-Related Eye Diseases

By MD for Seniors

Age-related macular degeneration, more commonly known as AMD, is one of the most common forms of vision impairment that affects seniors across the U.S. The number of people aged 40 years or older who were diagnosed with the condition has increased over the years, rising from 1.7 million in 2000 to 2.07 million in 2010, according to the National Eye Institute. By 2050, the NEI estimated that this number will hit 5.44 million. To protect their eyes and reduce their risk of developing AMD, adults should take preventative measures against the condition. A recent study found that eating carrots may …read more

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