Vitamins and Cararacts

Meta-Analysis Links Vitamins and Carotenoids with Lower Risk of Age-Related Cataract

According to a new meta-analysis a higher consumption of Carotenoids and certain Vitamins is associated with a significantly decreased risk for Age Related Cataract (ARC) formation.  8 randomized controlled trial (RCTs) and 12 cohort studies were included in this meta-analysis.  These studies, published through June, 2018, assessed dietary Carotenoid and Vitamin intake and ARC risks. …

Vitamin C and Cataract Prevention

Healthy tears: Vitamin C May Protect against Cataracts: A new study shows that increasing vitamin C intake may provide a protective benefit against cataract progression. 324 pairs of female twins participated in this study which lasted over 10 years. Photographs, which looked at the lenses of the study participants, showed in detail the opacity of…