Holler for collards


Vegetables may make you see red (and orange, purple, black and white)

Green may be the next great color for eyes. Leafy verdant vegetables like spinach and collard greens could protect your peepers against the leading cause of blindness in people over age 65.

So far, diet looks like the only promising way to thwart the onset of this disease called macular degeneration. The advanced form strikes about 1 in 100 people by age 65. By age 75, the risk is 1 in 20.

Kale, Collards And Spinach Beat Carrots For Protecting Aging Eyes


When you hit 40, you know reading glasses are not far behind. But as you pass 50 and 60, age-related eye diseases become a much bigger worry. Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of blindness for people 65 and older, while cataracts contribute to nearly half of blindness worldwide.



Several macrobiotic recipes are presented including Macro-Mayan Magic, Napaj Spring Soup and Malaysian White Fish Wrapped in Collard Leaves.

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