Like saffron, lutein and zeaxanthin provide powerful antioxidants that help to neutralize free radicals and protect the macula and delicate structures of the eyes from damage.[11,12].
But the drug could soon be used as a treatment for patients with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after Israel approved it to treat 50 patients. Several studies have shown that MDMA can have positive effects in patients suffering post-traumatic stress disorder.
This study found that the proper levels of magnesium help people get the most out of their vitamin D supplements. While physicians recommend these patients take vitamin D supplements, as many as 80 percent of people may not be consuming enough magnesium.
Given the reality macular degeneration has gone from being an extremely rare disorder more than a century ago to one that is found at increasingly alarming rates in developed countries around the world, Knobbe points to higher intakes of processed food — not aging or genetics — as the root cause.