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For those at high risk of advanced AMD, high dGI (dietary glycemic index) diets increased the risk of developing advanced AMD by 17%.

Chiu, Chung-Jung, Roy C. Milton, Ronald Klein, Gary Gensler, and Allen Taylor. Dietary Carbohydrate and the Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A prospective study from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. 2007; 86(4): 1210-8. http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/abstract/86/4/1210

Reference

Title
Dietary Carbohydrate and the Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration: A prospective study from the Age-Related Eye Disease Study
Publication
American Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Publisher
AJCN
Publication Date
2007
Authors
Chiu, Chung-Jung, Roy C. Milton, Ronald Klein, Gary Gensler, and Allen Taylor
Volume & Issue
Volume 86, Issue 4
Pages
1210-8
URL
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