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5 Recipes to Help You Prevent Macular Degeneration

Macular disease is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia. It includes age-related macular degeneration and diabetic eye disease, along with other less common diseases of the macula.

Your eyes are intricate and important, so learning how to eat for healthier eyes, is a vital step in looking after your eyes and preventing vision loss.

Proper nutrition is critical to eye health, so what are some key recipes that can help you prevent Macular Degeneration? With Macular Degeneration in mind, here are some healthy recipes for eye health, from recipes shared in ‘Macula Menu’ [1]https://www.mdfoundation.com.au/content/macula-menu-2020, an e-cookbook from the Macular Foundation Australia.[2]https://www.mdfoundation.com.au/

You’ll find ‘Savvy Comments’ regarding adaptations after each recipe to make them more in keeping with the Eat Savvy Diet principles.

Why Would the Recipes Need Adapting?

While these recipes included some healthy foods that contained nutrients helpful for preventing Age-Related Macular Degeneration, they did not take into account other factors related to health that we incorporate into the Eat Savvy principles.

In addition, they overlook the findings from researches and clinicians such as Ophthalmologist Dr. Chris Knobbe [3]https://www.cureamd.org/introduction-is-age-related-macular-degeneration-amd-preventable-and-treatable-with-diet/ and do not avoid potentially problematic processed foods and vegetable oils. This is a major oversight in our opinion.

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RECIPE: Crispy Keto Crackers

Sometimes you just want a little crunch, right? These Crispy Keto Crackers will take care of that ‘craving for crunch’!

They are low-carb, gluten-free, paleo-friendly and perfect if you’re making a transition to the ‘Eat Savvy’ approach and away from packaged foods. They have a nice nutty taste and are amazing with an’Eat Savvy’ approved dip or with a chesse platter!

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Foolproof Homemade Mayonnaise [Paleo & Eat Savvy Approved!]

RECIPE: Foolproof Homemade ‘Eat Savvy’ Approved Mayo!

Making your own healthy, Eat Savvy compliant, Paleo-friendly, homemade mayonnaise has never been so easy! With this Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe . . . you’ll #BeSavvy and avoid chemical additives and ‘nasty oils’.

It’s a foolproof method, quick and savvy – so you’ll NEVER need to buy store-bought mayo ever again!

If you’ve started to understand the damaging effects of commercial vegetable and seed oils, and you’ve read the labels of the mayo in the store (even the ‘organic’ ones are scary)  you’ve probably given up on mayo a long time ago. We certainly have – until now!

Forget buying mayonnaise loaded with additives and nasty vegetable oils or soybean oil . . . when it will take you less than a minute with the right equipment and you’ll #BeSavvy to boot!

Basic Homemade Mayo

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