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Recipes for Macular Degeneration Patients


If you suffer from Macular Degeneration, or have early signs of the disease, then these recipes will provide vital nutrients to help to protect your retinas.

Smoothie Recipe 

  • Medium sized bag of Spinach
  • Bag of Kale
  • 4 Large Carrots (Chopped)
  • 4 Apples (Cored & Quartered)
  • Bunch of fresh Parsley
  • 1 - 1.5 inch piece of root Ginger (Peeled & Chopped)
Put all the ingredients through a juicer and store in a two pint container in the fridge. Drink over four days before making a fresh batch!

Blueberry Crumble

A twist on a classic dessert with a super ingredient for ocular health! Serves 4.

  • 4 large cooking apples, peeled and sliced
  • A sprinkling of caster sugar to taste
  • 500g frozen blueberries  
  • 120g rolled oats
  • 100g light soft brown sugar
  • 50g plain flour
  • 115g of unsalted butter
Pre-heat oven to 190c, 180c for fan ovens.

Put the apples and caster sugar into a saucepan with a splash of water, and simmer for ten minutes or until soft. 

Put the apples into an oven proof dish, gently tumble with the blueberries.

Make the crumble by rubbing in the butter to the flour, mix in the oats and brown sugar. Layer over the fruit.

Bake in the pre-heated oven for 35 minutes, or until the crumble is golden brown. Serve with custard or cream.

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