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Treating Parkinson's: Nutrition & PD

For all of us, a balanced diet is a foundation of good health. For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a balanced diet and good nutrition are even more important. In Parkinson’s, there are some foods that may help to ease  symptoms,  and others that can affect the way medications work. There are also foods that may help brain health in general. The good news is this: while there are many things about PD that cannot be changed, the informed choice of diet is one that can, helping people to live better with the disease. If you find it hard to adjust your dietary habits, make changes one at a time. Read the tips that are offered below, and try the ones that make the best sense for you. Small changes can have a big benefit.

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For all of us, a balanced diet is a foundation of good health. For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), a balanced diet and good nutrition are even more important. In Parkinson’s, there are some foods that may help to ease  symptoms,  and others that can affect the way medications work. There are also foods that may help brain health in general. The good news is this: while there are many things about PD that cannot be changed, the informed choice of diet is one that can, helping people to live better with the disease. If you find it hard to adjust your dietary habits, make changes one at a time. Read the tips that are offered below, and try the ones that make the best sense for you. Small changes can have a big benefit.

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