Q. Experts estimate that 25% of people w/diabetes are low in this mineral. The problem is even worse in those who have a type of eye damage known as retinopathy.
A. Scientists say since low levels of magnesium have been linked to damage to the retinas, it’s likely that upping your intake of this mineral may help protect your eyes.
Good sources of magnesium include baked halibut, steamed oysters a 1/2 cup serving of long-grain brown rice.