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An orange a day keeps the eye doc away

Eating at least one orange a day potentially gave participants in a 15-year study a whopping 60 per cent reduced risk of developing macular degeneration compared with people who did not eat oranges. The Australian study found the flavonoid antioxidants in oranges may help protect against eye degeneration in a way that flavonoids in tea, apples and red wine do not.

Westmead Institute for Medical Research, September 2018

First published: Nov 2018



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