Food and Health, Prevention

Any time we switch from pale "greens" like iceberg lettuce to darker-colored leafy greens like kale, spinach and Romaine, we gain important phytochemicals and antioxidants that are present in larger quantities in darker-colored vegetables...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

December is Pear Month, so today I want to celebrate with a fact sheet about pears! This post features a closer look at the common types of pears, their impact on health, and ways to incorporate them into a balanced eating pattern...
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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is a deterioration of the central portion of the retina and the number one cause of blindness in the U.S. Unlike cataracts, there is no effective treatment for most people with AMD. Its prevalence increases dramatically with age. By age 70 to 75 years, more than 75% of Americans have AMD ... Do High-Fat Diets Cause Blindness?
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Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the #1 cause of blindness for people who are age 55 years or older in the United States. By 2020 it is estimated that perhaps 3 million Americans will have late-stage AMD in which there is a significant loss of their central vision. In...
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Researchers found women with the highest levels of 25-OH-D actually had a significantly reduced risk of developing AMD compared with women with low levels. Dr. Amy Millen at the University of Buffalo reported results from a study, which examined data from 968 postmenopausal women from the Women?s Health Initiative...