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In The News, Summer 2018: Eating Vegetable Nitrates May Reduce Risk of Developing AMD

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The effects of dietary nitrates on macular degeneration risk have been measured for the first time, and the results are promising. A study of over 2,000 Australians age 49 and above showed that those who consumed 100-142 mg of vegetable nitrates daily had a 35 percent lower risk of developing early-stage age-related macular degeneration (AMD) over a period of 15 years than those who consumed less than 69 mg. No additional benefit was seen from ingesting higher amounts, and no significant association was found between nitrate consumption and late-stage AMD. Dietary nitrate is a precursor of...

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