Vitamin D May Protect Against Vision Loss

Posted on Apr 17, 2011 in Uncategorized

By NBC Newschannel

Eating a lot of foods rich in vitamin D may help protect against age-related macular degeneration in some women.

The condition is the leading cause of vision loss in older adults.

Researchers from the University at Buffalo examined data from more than 1,300 women. In women younger than 75, high blood levels of vitamin D were linked to a decreased risk for early age-related macular degeneration.

Supplements, milk, fish, fortified cereals and margarine were the top sources of vitamin D for the women in the study.

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