Feed Your Eyes Vitamin C For Cataracts Prevention

 

citrus orange slicesWhile many believe that vitamin C helps ward off colds, a new study suggests the nutrient might prevent something more serious — cataracts.

“While we cannot totally avoid developing cataracts, we may be able to delay their onset and keep them from worsening significantly by eating a diet rich in vitamin C,” study lead researcher Dr. Christopher Hammond said in a news release from the journal Ophthalmology.

The study was published online in the journal March 23.

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