Carrots, Night Vision and Vitamins

Topics: Vitamins and Supplements

In its theme issue on aging (in which activity is featured as the best medicine!) the Journal of the AMA offers this terrific primer on Acute Macular Degeneration, the leading cause of blindness over age 65.

Not only that, but JAMA recommends, as this site did last week, and a 9 year federally funded trial did last year, vitamins C, E and beta carotene to prevent the disease.

That’s progress!