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Thursday, February 25, 2010

INCREASED CARBOHYDRATES INCREASES CATARACT RISK

Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.
doi:10.1167/iovs.08-2824

Animal studies have demonstrated that increased intake of carbohydrates may increase cataract risk. This study, using humans, suggests a similar outcome. However, more studies need to be done to determine the exact correlation and to enable us to make reliable dietary recommendations to prevent cataract.

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