Research Shows Increasing Vitamin B and Folic Acid Intake May Reduce Risk of Macular Degeneration in Women

February 24, 2009

Arkansas Matters reports research finding that women who take a combination of B-vitamins and Folic Acid may be protected against macular degeneration. Researchers say more studies are needed to determine the amount of vitamins necessary to see a benefit. Click here to watch the TV report.

The research was conducted at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. As reported on eNews 2.0, researchers said it was the first randomized trial to indicate a possible benefit of folic acid, B-6 and B-12 vitamin supplements in reducing the risks of age-related macular degeneration.




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