Apart from other health benefits, do you know that grapes can work in multiple ways to promote your eye health?
Grapes promote eye health from signaling changes at the cellular level to directly countering oxidative stress.
The researchers investigated (Abigail Hackam from University of Miami, Florida) whether a diet supplemented with grapes could protect the photoreceptors in mice with retinal degeneration. The retina is the part of the eye that contains the cells that respond to light, known as photoreceptors.
Grape consumption also protected retinal function in an oxidative stress model of degeneration.
Further analysis revealed that the grape diet resulted in lower levels of inflammatory proteins and higher amounts of protective proteins in the retinas.
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