Eat Right for Your Sight Ep4 – Snacks

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.

Special Guest

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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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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