Diet rich in carotenoids is linked to reduced risk of advanced age related macular degeneration.

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A higher intake of carotenoids, particularly lutein and zeaxanthin, is associated with a long term reduced risk of developing advanced age related macular degeneration (AMD), two large prospective cohort studies published in JAMA Ophthalmology have shown. Carotenoids are fat soluble plant pigments found in red, yellow, orange, and dark green fruits and… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bmj.h5384

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