• Macular Degeneration Twins Study Results

    A diet that includes vitamin D, betaine and methionine can help to lower your risk of developing macular degeneration (AMD).¬† A study of identical twins conducted by the Tuft Medical Center also supports the assertion that smoking increases one’s chance of getting AMD. AMD tends to run in families, and this opportunity to look at … Continue reading “Macular Degeneration Twins Study Results”

  • Alzheimer’s Risk: Diet, Muscle Power, Maternal Family

    People who ranked in the top 10 percent for muscle strength were 61 percent less likely to develop Alzheimer’s than the weakest 10 percent. Stronger people also showed a slower decline in their mental abilities over time.

  • Vitamin B and Folic Acid May Lower Risk of AMD

    B & Folic Acid | B6, B12 & Folic Acid¬†| Homocysteine Vitamin B & Folic Acid A team of Harvard researchers found that women who took a combination of folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12 had a 35% to 40% lower risk of developing age related macular degeneration (AMD) than women who took a … Continue reading “Vitamin B and Folic Acid May Lower Risk of AMD”