Healthy Diet Linked to Lower Risk for Nuclear Cataract in Women
Document from SHEBA added 30 June 2010. Published on 16 June 2010 0 comments
Primary Topic: Public Health
Secondary Topics: Procurement and Food
Document Type: Report
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- "Diet was the strongest risk factor related to reduced risk of nuclear cataract in this sample of postmenopausal women," the study authors conclude. "Smoking and obesity were also contributors. Lifestyle improvements that include healthy diets, smoking cessation, and avoiding obesity may substantively lower the need for and economic burden of cataract surgery in aging American women."