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A flavonoid-rich diet may help fight Parkinson's disease, study suggests – The Globe and Mail

Tuesday, 15 March, 2022

A flavonoid-rich diet may help fight Parkinson's disease, study suggests – The Globe and Mail


There’s no specific diet for Parkinson’s disease. A healthy and balanced diet that includes vegetables and fruits, whole grains, healthy protein foods and unsaturated fats is recommended to promote overall health and well-being.
According to new research, however, eating flavonoid-rich foods should be added to that dietary advice. Doing so, the findings suggest, can improve the chance that people with Parkinson’s will live longer.

About Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder characterized by slowness of movement, rigid muscles, tremour, impaired posture and lack of balance and co-ordination. It’s caused by a loss of nerve cells that produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter (brain chemical) that controls body movements.
Read more at: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/article-a-flavonoid-rich-diet-may-help-fight-parkinsons-disease-study-suggests/

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