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  • A Strict Low-Fat Diet May Raise Glaucoma Risk

    By Lynda Seminara
    Selected by Russell N. Van Gelder, MD, PhD

    Using data from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) Dietary Modification Trial, Mehta et al. explored glaucoma risk among women who followed a low-fat diet that was high in fruits, vegetables, and grains. They found that incident glaucoma was more common when fat consumption was very low.