Episode 4 – Snacks with good nutrients for macular degeneration
In Episode 4 of Eat Right for Your Sight, Jennifer Trainer Thompson is joined by nutritionist Barbara Olendski, who shares her infectious enthusiasm for healing with food, and offers insight after insight on how foods work together synergistically to enhance our health. While the focus is on good nutrients for macular degeneration, Barbara offers multiple tips for increasing the health of our foods, and even how to change our relationship to food.
Together, they prepare some easy and nutritious snack recipes for macular degeneration while discussing the science and fun facts about the foods they prepare.
Barbara Olendzki, RD, MPH, LDN, Director of the Center for Applied Nutrition, Mass Chan Medical School
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
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- 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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