December 31, 2009
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.
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
to read the detailed report on the other benefits of taking fish oil.
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.