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Healthy Diet Decreases Risk for Cataract Formation

It thrills me that even medical research now demonstrates the benefits of a healthy diet. Somehow doctors sometimes have a hard time believing common sense things about health until it’s “proven” through research.


So it’s such a delight to read the medical literature about the benefits of a healthy diet and how certain foods help specific disease processes.


For instance, researchers analyzed the dietary intake of women from 1994 to 1998 in the Carotenoids in Age-Related Eye Disease Study (CAREDS) study which was a sub set of the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI). These women were 50 to 79 … Read the rest