There has been much interest in the role of nutrition in eye health, which has generated hundreds of studies in recent years—and many promising leads. Here, we look behind the eye-health claims made for a variety of foods and supplements.
The U.S. Dietary Guidelines advise that at least half your daily grain intake be whole grains. That’s easier said than done, in part because it can be hard to identify truly “whole grain” foods. This rule can help you quickly calculate.
Beware of fake fruit masquerading as real fruit in cereals and other foods. Fruit may be pictured enticingly on the package, but the fruit inside may be sugar-sweetened gobs of flour with flavoring, colorings and other additives.