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Drink Coffee and you won’t have to squint to read the newspaper

A new study shows that coffee may combat deteriorating eyesight and may even help prevent blindness:

“Published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, the study describes how coffee contains a chemical compound called chlorogenic acid (CLA makes up 7%-9% of the average beverage, compared to 1% caffeine). CLA, in turn, is an antioxidant that has shown it can prevent retinal degeneration in mice.”

Read all about it here

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