Now begins the annual whirlwind of parties, large family meals, and celebration. With so many opportunities to over-indulge, I am implementing a new strategy this Holiday season. The retina strategy. That is, steering my consumption toward those foods that benefit the retina — that filet mignon of ocular tissues.
Certain nuts and seeds nourish your retina with Vitamin E, the body’s most powerful lipid soluble antioxidant, shown to provide significant protection against AMD. So, at the start of a cocktail party, enjoy a healthy mix of unsalted (or lightly salted) peanuts, almonds, walnuts, cashews, sunflower seeds, and hazelnuts/filberts.
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