16 Apr '11, 12am

Vegetarian diet linked to lower cataract risk

Vegetarian diet linked to lower cataract risk

The study does not prove that eating meat promotes cataracts. Eating a lot of vegetables might be protective, for instance — some past research has linked certain nutrients in plant foods to a lowered risk of cataracts. A vegetarian diet may also simply be a sign of other healthy behaviors that contribute to the lowered risk.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/food/healthy-eating/stories/vegetarian...

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