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Parkinson’s Disease Nutrition: Why is it Relevant?


Humans are parasites of the planet. We need the planet, but it doesn't need us. In order to survive, we must take in minerals, molecules and organisms from the environment. Nutrition is the study of t…
March 03, 2014



There is no special PD diet other than a wholesome balanced diet. One diet, the Mediterranean diet does reduce the risk of brain disease including: Parkinson's Alzheimer's Stroke Depression T…
July 14, 2016

Top 10 Foods for Parkinson’s (and counting!)


The following are a list of top 10 foods for PD and the reason(s) why:
September 17, 2012

Should I take Coenzyme Q10 for my Parkinson’s?


Coenzyme Q (CoQ10) is and over the counter dietary supplement. Our body’s cells produce Coenzyme Q 10 but this decreases with age and some diseases like Parkinson’s.
July 29, 2012

Coffee reduces risk of Parkinson’s. What about other foods?


A recent report at the 2012 American Academy Meeting suggested that greater than 3 large cups of coffee could protect against development of brain Lewy body disease.
June 24, 2012

Coconut Oil


I am wondering about coconut oil. A friend has been encouraging me to take it. Since I haven’t heard any headlline news about it I wonder if it would really help my Parkinsons.
February 01, 2012

My Diet


A healthy brain diet has a balance of nutrients, is high in variety and antioxidants, low in inflammatory and processed foods. Use these surveys to analyze your diet and eating habits. Don't try to …
July 14, 2016

Protein’s effect on medicine


I heard that protein interferes with my medicine. Should I be restricting protein?
February 01, 2012

Dairy & Gut Health in PD


Dairy is anything derived from the milk of a mammal. Cheese, cream, butter, yogurt, ice cream, sour cream, cottage cheese, caramel sauce, hollandaise sauce, chowder. The highest consumers are in the U…
April 07, 2014

Antioxidant Diet


Oxygen. We need it to live and breathe. Oxygen is used by cells to create energy and drive many metabolic and chemical reactions. So what is oxidative stress and why is it harmful? Oxidation occurs a…
April 04, 2014

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