Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Eyefoods Tips - Maintaining Healthy Weight

High BMI and high waist-to-hip ratio are associated with an increased risk for AMD.

Maintain a normal BMI and lose excess weight to help prevent sight threatening eye disease. 

Here is a handy BMI chart.

Seddon, J., J. Cote, N. Davis, and B. Rosner. 2003. Progression of ARM associated with BMI, waist circumference and waist, hip ratio. Arch ophthalmol 121: 785-92.

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