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Friday, June 15, 2012

EATING FRUIT MAY HELP PREVENT DIABETIC RETINOPATHY

WebMD reported on a Japanese study that showed that:

People who ate an average of 9 ounces of fruit a day had half the risk of developing the eye condition over the eight-year period, compared with those who ate less than an ounce a day, the study showed. The odds were about 40% lower for people who ate an average of 3 to 5 ounces of fruit a day, compared with those who ate less than an ounce a day.

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