AMD: Are you eating well for your ageing eyes?

AMD - age-related macular degeneration

What is age-related macular degeneration (AMD)? This is the deterioration of the macula, the central region of the retina in the eye. Oxidative stress plays a role in macular degeneration causing poor eye-sight, especially in old age. These two carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin make up the macula. What are carotenoids? Carotenoids, like¬†beta-carotene, are found in […]