An orange per day: The healing properties of citrus fruit have been confirmed in a study by Australian researchers. Therefore, it protects against blindness. Only one serving of oranges per day is required.
Healing effect during orange peel?
For more than 15 years, researchers at the Westmead Institute for Medical Research have supervised more than 2,850 adults. For his study, the Institute used the Bluemountains Eye Study, one of the largest epidemiological studies in the world.
The aim was to determine how oranges affect vision.
Some subjects have already suffered prior to the examination in a macular degeneration. This means that the central area of the retina gradually loses the ability to see objects clearly. In the end, the disease leads from the age of ages to blindness.
The risk of blindness decreases by 60 percent
Daily consumption of a serving oranges, however, protected against complete vision loss, according to the results of the survey.
And very effective: substances containing citrus fruits in their daily meals reduced their blindness risk by 60 percent.
Not only are seniors already seriously sick, who benefit from oranges: Fruit-eating also serves as a preventive measure in order not to develop macular degeneration with age. This is stated by Bamini Dopinath, author of the study.
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Tips for those who prefer to drink oranges instead of eating: With a citrus smoothie, the fibers are also preserved ̵