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Oranges for Macular Degeneration

Posted in 'General' on July 19, 2018 by Stuart Macfarlane

A recent Australian study has found there are even more benefits from oranges.  Eating an orange daily reduces the risk of developing macular degeneration by 60%. There are even some benefits found with eating oranges only once a week. 

It is thought that the flavonoids in the fruit have an important anti inflammatory effect on the immune system, reducing the inflammatory cascade that contributes to the development of macular degeneration. 

Oranges were found to be more effective than other fruit in aiding macular degeneration.  

So as well as an apple a day keeping the doctor away, an orange a day keeps the macular degeneration away!