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Saturday, July 21, 2007

GLYCEMIC INDEX & AMD


Association between dietary glycemic index and age-related macular degeneration in nondiabetic participants in the Age-Related Eye Disease Study -- Chiu et al. 86 (1): 180 -- American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

Fr@m This paper concludes:


The association between dietary glycemic index dGI and AMD from the AREDS cross-sectional analysis at baseline suggests that a reduction in the dGI, a modifiable risk factor, may provide a means of diminishing the risk of AMD.

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