Lutein, zeaxanthin for AMD protection: more science
Higher intakes of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin in the diet
may slash the risk of age-related macular degeneration by 65 per
cent, suggests a new study from Down Under.
Olive extract may protect against AMD
A polyphenol from olives may protect against macular degeneration
associated with age or
the damaging effects of chemicals in tobacco smoke, suggests a new
Antioxidants and carotenoids linked to AMD improvements
Supplements of antioxidants and carotenoids may improve retinal
health in people with age-related macular degeneration (AMD),
suggesting a role beyond prevention, suggests a new study from
Lutein/zeaxanthin again linked to lower AMD risk
Supplementing with lutein and zeaxanthin has once again been
associated with a lower risk for age-related macular degeneration,
according to a new report.
High GI diet linked to poor eye health
Eating a diet with a high glycemic index may increase the risk of
developing advanced age-related macular degeneration (AMD), says a
new study from Tufts University.
Omega-3 and vitamin D linked to better eye health
Consumption of omega-3 fatty acids and omega-3 rich fish could
slash the risk of developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD)
by 40 per cent, says a new study.
Studies support efficacy of Xangold lutein for eye health
A new human study has shown that Cognis' Xangold lutein and
zeaxanthin ingredient is effective at boosting the eye health of
those with early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD).
SOD supplement may protect against AMD
A superoxide dismutase (SOD) supplement, GliSODin, boosted
antioxidant levels by 30 per cent in mice and could protect against
AMD, French researchers have reported.
An egg a day could keep AMD at bay
Making the point of getting a daily egg, the yolk of which is a
rich source of lutein and zeaxanthing, could reduce the risk of
developing age-related macular degeneration (AMD), suggest two new
studies from the University of Massachusetts.
More support for lutein, zeaxanthin protection from AMD
A stable intake of the carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, could
reduce the risk of age related macular degeneration by 43 per cent
in women under 75, says a new cohort study.
More support that fish oil could reduce AMD
Eating three or more portions of oily fish per week could reduce
the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by 70 per cent,
says a new study from Australia.
More support for antioxidant reduction of AMD risk
Upping intake of vitamins C and E, zinc, and beta-carotene could
reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) by a
third, suggests a new Dutch study.
Walnut extract targeted for AMD supplement
An extract of resveratrol-rich walnuts could offer supplement
makers a new ingredient for tackling the onset of age-related
macular degeneration, writes Dominique Patton.
Lutein improves eyesight for AMD patients, suggests study
Lutein supplements can reverse some of the damage done by 'dry'
age-related macular degeneration (AMD), the most prevalent form of
the disease, according to a study out yesterday.
Fatty link to AMD progression
Fish and nuts can protect against progression of age-related
macular degeneration, report researchers, but a high intake of
animal and vegetable dietary fats from other foods may increase the
risk of progression.