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Green Leafy Vegetables to Lower Glaucoma Risk

Benefits of Green Vegetables

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  • People who consumed the most nitrate from leafy green vegetables had a 21 percent lower risk of open-angle glaucoma
  • Those who ate the most leafy greens were 48 percent less likely to develop paracentral glaucoma, which is particularly associated with blood flow
  • Green leafy vegetables are an excellent source of nitrates, which are converted into nitric oxide in your body, which improves blood flow

By Dr. Mercola

One of the best parts of leading a healthy lifestyle is that it doesn't only affect one or two aspects of your health; it makes you healthier overall. Take eating vegetables, which is arguably one of the most important aspects of living healthy.


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