(Natural News) An unhealthy diet is one of the leading causes of disease. In a recent study in the journal Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, researchers found that it can even increase the risk of eye diseases which can lead to blindness.
In this study, researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. discovered how poor nutrition, including high fat and cholesterol-enriched food, can damage the retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells in the eye. They also found a potential new treatment through which these cells could be saved before diseases like age-related macular degeneration (AMD) develop. →