Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in the developed world. While there are some treatments, there is not currently a cure. There are, however, steps you can take to reduce the risk of developing AMD.
Conditions like joint pain, arthritis or inflammation don’t necessarily start out where you might think. Research has found that the pain and inflammation may actually originate in the gut. It is believed that the bacteria found in the gut helps to ensure a barrier is kept between what we put in there, like food and drink, and prevent it from leaking into the blood stream.
Registered Dietician, Aimee Hayes, talks about the important role that nutrition plays in your eye health and outlines some of the foods that are beneficial for your eye health. She outlines some nutrition principles and points out how antioxidants are one of the most important nutrients when it comes to eye health.