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By June 24, 2009 October 20th, 2011 No Comments

Eating fish may be good for the brain but it’s also good for the eyesight, reported the Telegraph last week. A recent survey of 3000 volunteers found those that favoured a diet rich in omega 3 fatty acids found in fish were 25% less likely to have developed macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in old people. Previous research has shown that fatty acids may protect the eyes by reducing inflammation, thus preventing the formation of new blood vessels and potentially limiting the damage that oxygen can cause to the cells in the retina.

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