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Are you eating enough of these foods?

It’s one of your biggest fears as you age. 

It’s not some hard-to- treat cancer… or a life-changing heart attack… it’s not even Alzheimer's.

It's the fear of losing your eyesight.

And you have every right to be scarred. 12 million Americans are already experiencing some form of vision loss.

But you don’t have to be the next victim. 

Maintaining strong, healthy vision into your golden years is about to get a lot easier. 

New research has found that there’s an easy and delicious way to stop macular degeneration, the leading cause of vision loss in seniors.

And it could be in your fridge right now!

A new study from Westmead Institute for Medical Research in Australia has found that eating more leafy greens — lettuce, spinach, kale, etc.— can help prevent age-related macular degeneration (AMD).

You see, macular degeneration is a common condition among seniors that causes loss in the center of the field of vision. 

It’s incurable. And it’s most likely to occur in those over the age of 50.

But it doesn’t have to happen to you.

This latest research investigated the link between vegetable nitrates and early-stage AMD.

Over the course of the study, researchers analyzed the diets and retinal photographs of more than 2,000 seniors. 

After more than 15 years of research, the findings revealed that those who ate between 100 and 142 mgs of vegetable nitrates every day had a WHOPPING 35 percent lower risk of developing AMD.

It’s that simple!

All you have to do to protect your vision and your future is eat at least 100 mgs of leafy green vegetables every day.

And that couldn’t be easier to do. 

Because 100 mgs of spinach – about one serving either raw or cooked – contains about 20 mg of vegetable nitrates.

So, eating a hearty spinach salad for lunch and a serving of delicious sautéed kale for dinner could hold the key to holding on to your eyesight. 

Other veggies with high-nitrate contents include most leafy greens, green beans, and beets. So, add those to your dishes, too!

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Fighting For Your Health,

Susan White
Executive Director, Alliance For Advanced Health