Eye on Multi's

Farrar, Maureen Meyers
April 2002
Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Apr2002, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p42
Reports on the role of multivitamins in preventing the development of macular degeneration. Vitamins used in treating macular degeneration; Preventive measures for macular degeneration.


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