A low-glycemic-index diet has long been touted as a way to avoid blood sugar problems. And now it seems this approach to eating may help keep your eyes in good standing, too.
In a study, people who took a low-glycemic-index approach to their meals had a lower risk of both early and advanced age-related macular degeneration -- a common sight stealer among older adults.
How Low Can You Go? > To follow a low-glycemic-index diet, you need your meals to be centered around foods that have a modest effect on your blood sugar. High-fiber foods are one example. They are digested slowly and therefore have a smaller impact on blood sugar than highly refined carbs. Get the complete lowdown on low-glycemic-index eating here.