Author(s): Ita Buttrose
Mascular degeneration is the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss. One in seven people over the age of 50 show some signs of Mascular degeneration degeneration. Eating for Eye Health contains over 90 recipes which have been carefully selected to ensure that good health is achieved without sacrificing great tasting food. Written by food and cookery experts Ita Buttrose and Vanessa Jones, Eating for Eye Health uses foods that are easy to obtain to create stunning dishes. Recipes include a hearty Miso Broth with Udon Noodles and Wakame, Poached Salmon, Lemon Risotto and desserts such as Blood Orange Jelly with Citrus Mint Salad. With an emphasis on foods containing omega 3 fatty acids, such as salmon and lutein-rich spinach, and a bias towards ingredients that represent the healthier choice, this is a modern practical guide for nutrition and well-being.
Ita Buttrose is a journalist and author and has been patron of the Macular Disease Foundation Australia since 2005. Vanessa Jones is a young chef who is passionate about eating healthily. Both Ita and Vanessa know first-hand from the experiences of their relatives, the devastation caused by macular degeneration.