Thursday, February 24, 2011

Macular Degeneration (ARMD) and Omega-3 Fatty Acids

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), ARMD can be very dangerous for the Retina and about 2 million Americans above 40 years of age have some kind of ARMD. Research published in the December 2010 edition of Ophthalmology confirmed that Omega-3 Fatty Acids which are present in eye’s Retina and a diet rich in consumption of these Omega-3 Fatty Acids could go a long way in making preserving eye health and vision and help to prevent any sort of vision damage. This study has found that Omega-3 Fatty Acids help in preventing the Age Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD) found in elderly people.

Ophthalmology: December 2010

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