New research findings suggest that consistent grape consumption may help eye health by protecting the retina from deterioration. Specifically, a grape-enriched diet protects retinal structure and function. The retina has cells which respond to light, also known as photoreceptors which includes two types – rods and cones. Retinal degenerative diseases impact more than five million people in the U.S. The maladies can result in blindness caused by photoreceptor cell death. More from ...

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