Kale Reduces Risks of Developing Glaucoma

  • Posted on: Jul 13 2016
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New research suggests a relationship between eating kale and a reduced risk of developing open-angle glaucoma. A study published by JAMA Ophthalmology found that people who ate around 240mg of nitrates from leafy greens every day were less likely to suffer from open-angle glaucoma by as much as 30%.

 
Image credit: Green Flowering Kale, by Bobbi Jones

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Posted in: Eye Disease, Glaucoma, Healthy Eyes, Visual Health Tips

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