Omega3 Helps Manage / Prevent AMD
Age Related Macular Degeneration Is A Very Big Concern For The Aging Population – We all need to become pro-active in prevention and management… Read A Post Article About AMD
The Journal Ophthalmology published a study that confirms what has been known for a long time: that omega-3, EPA and DHA, the fatty acids, help to promote and maintain eye health and also to protect against age related eye-diseases such as age related macular degeneration. Researchers from the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine noted that people who eat lots of seafood rich in omega-3s have a lower risk of developing eye disease than people who do not include fish, omega 3′s in their diet.
Those who eat, according to a study, the least amount of omega-3 fatty acid foods were most likely to have advanced macular degeneration (AMD).
A 2009 study published in the British Journal of Ophthalmology also identified a link between eating oily fish rich in omega-3s and a decreased risk of eye disease. In that study, those with early AMD who ate a diet rich in omega-3s experienced a 25 percent reduced risk of having the disease progress any further (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/…).
Omega-3s have many other benefits: such as they can prevent and treat heart disease, they are great for anti-aging, and many other issues (check out the rest of the blog)
And remember, never are these articles meant to diagnose or treat.
Because Omega 3 fatty acids, now considered a Medical Miracle of Our Time