The eyes have it

Evidence is mounting that people who follow a Mediterranean-style diet, which includes olive oil, grains, legumes, fresh fruit and veges, nuts and fish, are not only taking steps to prevent cardiovascular disease, they have a 41 per cent reduced risk of advanced age-related macular degeneration – the leading cause of blindness in people aged over 65 years old.


First published: Apr 2019

Article sources and references

  • Opthalmology, 2018

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