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Can diet provide the same high levels of antioxidants and zinc as the AREDS formulation used for macular degeneration?

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No. The high levels of vitamins and minerals are difficult to achieve from diet alone. However, previous studies have suggested that people who have diets rich in green leafy vegetables have a lower risk of developing AMD.

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