Macular Degeneration


Macular Degeneration: The macula is the part of the eye that allows us to see detail in the center of our vision field.


Blurring, distortion, or dark spots at the center of the vision field, especially when looking at detail.

Root Causes

  • High Blood pressure
  • Poor digestion and detoxification
  • Nutritional deficiencies
  • Aging
  • Smoking


IF YOU HAVE arteriosclerosis or high blood pressure, see the relevant entry for additional dietary recommendations.


Stay far away from foods that contain free radicals. Fats that are saturated, hydrogenated, or partially hydrogenated are the worst offenders in the American Diet, but caffeine, sugar, alcohol, and charred or grilled meats are also sources of these disease-causing molecules.


Good nutrition is important for everyone, but people with Crohn's must be especially diligent about eating wholesome's best to buy fresh ingredients (organic, if possible) and prepare them yourself.