Degenerazione maculare, gli Omega-3 aiutano

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Regular consumption of fish, nuts, olive oil and other foods containing omega-3 fatty acids is associated with a decreased risk of macular degeneration from aging. There is increasing evidence of the benefits of a regular intake of fish and PUFA in the diet on the risk of this eye condition, especially in those with a low omega-3/omega-6 ratio, but so far the evidence of an association between macular degeneration and total fats or other types of lipids, such as saturated and monounsaturated fatty acids has not been constant.

(source: Arch Ophthalmol. 2009; 127: 656-65 e 674-80)

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