Eat Right for Your Sight Ep3 – Dinner and the Science Behind the AMD Diet

Episode 3 – Dinner and the AMD Diet

In Episode 3 of Eat Right for Your Sight, Jennifer Trainer Thompson is joined by Dr. Johanna Seddon, to create easy dinner recipes for macular degeneration and tell us about the science behind the AMD Diet.

Dr. Seddon shares about her groundbreaking epidemiology research in macular degeneration, that led to the AMDF cookbook of the same name.

Special Guest

Johanna Seddon, MD, ScM, Director of Retina, UMass Chan Medical Center

Recipes for macular degeneration in this episode

For even more recipes, you can purchase the full cookbook, Eat Right for Your Sight by Jennifer Trainer Thompson and Johanna M. Seddon, MD, ScM, a Project of the American Macular Degeneration Foundation.

Low Vision Cooking Aids in this episode

**Please note, if you choose to shop for these items, you can easily support AMDF and our work by setting up Amazon Smile, choosing AMDF as your recipient organization, and then shopping as usual. Amazon will donate a portion of those sales to AMDF automatically.

If you prefer, you can also find most of these products on as well.

We did not include links in the list below because there are multiple options available to choose from.

  • High contrast measuring cups and spoons
  • Finger guard for cutting
  • Kevlar glove
  • High contrast cutting board
  • Food chopper
  • Bump dots
  • Talking timer
  • Smart device such as Alexa from Amazon

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