Macular Degeneration Prevention with Omega-3's in Fish Oil

It is known that omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can slow down the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) that leads to vision loss.

AMD is the leading cause of blindness in older adults in many parts of the world. In United States alone, there are 1.75 million citizens with this vision problem.

December 31, 2009

Fish oil and age-related macular degeneration - The link

A recently competed study involving 1,837 volunteers shows that taking getting more omega-3 fatty acids (found in fish oil) reduces the chance of progression to severe forms of AMD by 30% over a 12 year period.

Fish oil is known to have anti-inflammatory properties that would help with AMD and this study further confirms this fact.

Fish oil does more than protect you against vision loss, its got a huge list of other health benefits as well. Click here to read the detailed report on the other benefits of taking fish oil.

natural remedies recommendations

Eat fish at least once weekly or take the fish oil (or omega-3 fatty acids) daily to fight off any chance of vision problems such as AMD. Take 1 to 3 grams of fish oil daily. Your heart will love you as well.