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See also the related blog post: Preserving Vision Through Diet

Watch videos about eye disease

  • Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    Convincing Doctors to Embrace Lifestyle Medicine
    An editorial by the Director of Yale's Prevention Research Center on putting a face on the tragedy of millions suffering and dying from chronic diseases that could be prevented, treated, and reversed...
  • Dietary Treatments for Computer Eye Strain
    Dietary Treatments for Computer Eye Strain
    Certain berries may help relieve visual fatigue associated with staring at a computer screen all day.
  • Dietary Treatment of Glaucoma
    Dietary Treatment of Glaucoma
    Blueberries may help protect against age-related macular degeneration, and black currants may help halt the progression of glaucoma.
  • Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Dietary Prevention of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
    Yellow plant pigments such as lutein and zeaxanthin build up in the back of our eyes to protect our retinas against age-related macular degeneration. Levels of these eyesight–saving nutrients in...
  • Greens vs. Glaucoma
    Greens vs. Glaucoma
    Kale and collard greens contain vision-protecting plant nutrients such as zeaxanthin that may significantly lower the risk of glaucoma, a leading cause of blindness.
  • Eggs and Diabetes
    Eggs and Diabetes
    Even just a single egg a week may increase the risk of diabetes, the leading cause of lower-limb amputations, kidney failure, and new cases of blindness.
  • Chronic Headaches and Pork Tapeworms
    Chronic Headaches and Pork Tapeworms
    Chronic headaches such as migraines or “tension” headache symptoms may be a sign of pork tapeworms in the brain.
  • Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Eggs and Choline: Something Fishy
    Too much choline, a compound concentrated in eggs and other animal products, can make bodily secretions smell like rotting fish and may increase the risk of heart disease due to conversion in the gut...
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