Avocados found to improve eye health in aging adults

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Source: Avocados found to improve eye health in aging adults – NaturalNews.com

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(Natural News) Most of us have heard of macular degeneration and know that it relates to vision loss. This condition is so common that it affects over 10 million Americans, and it refers to the deterioration of the central part of the retina, known as the macula. Since the macula focuses central vision, when it deteriorates we start to lose the ability to read, recognize faces and colors, drive and see finer details. Inside the macula is macular pigment (MP), a yellow spot which is made up of two carotenoids: Lutein and zeaxanthin. Macular pigment plays a vital role in maintaining the function of the macula, and is therefore vital to eye health.

Now, a new study published in the journal Nutrients has found that older adults can…

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