Eat green vegetables old eyes slowly

In December 2018 06, 08:03 source: China medicine

Recently, the "medical bulletin" reported that the consumption of green leafy vegetables and beet root may help reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration. This is West Mead Australia Sydney Medical Institute researchers from the Lanshan eye study selected more than 2000 Australian adults over the age of 49, and they were for a period of 15 years follow-up survey found. The research results show that through the consumption of green leafy vegetables nitrate uptake 100~142 mg per day, compared to less than 69 mg daily intake of people suffering from early 35% lower risk of age-related macular degeneration. Every 100 grams of spinach contains about 20 mg of nitrate, per 100 grams of beetroot contains about 15 mg of nitrate.

The researchers said that the daily amount of edible green vegetables rich in nitrate can be used as 50 people over the age of a simple strategy reduce the risk of early AMD risk. However, from the vegetables nitrate intake per day more than 142 mg, the body will not gain additional benefits. (according to "life times")

(commissioning editor Xu Xiaohua and Yang Di)

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