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Blood pressure in some people rises moderately to dramatically when excess salt is consumed. This can affect people with or without high blood pressure.
People who eat green leafy vegetables like kale have a lower risk for primary open-angle glaucoma and early central vision loss, a study has found.
A diet high in healthy fats, such as oily fish, may significantly reduce the risk of diabetic retinopathy in older adults.