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Myopia Linked to Childhood Diet?

Refined starches in breads and cereals may increase the progression of myopia, the New Scientist reports. The widespread increase in myopia over the last century had long been tied to the widespread increase in literacy, but

while reading may play a role, it does not explain why the incidence of myopia has remained low in societies that have adopted Western lifestyles but not Western diets.

Via Wired News

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