Nutrition and the Eye
by Frank Eperjesi, Hannah Bartlett
Publisher: MDPI AG 2015
Number of pages: 237
This volume includes eleven independent contributions that focus on the mechanisms and use of nutrition and supplementation in the prevention and slowing of congenital and acquired eye disease. This topic is becoming increasingly important because of the ageing population in developed countries and because, for the most common blinding eye disease, dry age-related macular degeneration, prevention is important as there is no cure.
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Eggs can be a highly nutritious food for at-risk populations. This book demonstrates that eggs in addition to being a highly nutritious food, they also provide additional health benefits and should be considered as part of a healthy diet for all.
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