Treating Parkinson’s Disease With Diet
Plant-based diets in general and certain plant foods in particular may be used to successfully treat Parkinson’s disease in part by boosting L-DOPA levels.
March 4, 2013 | Volume 12
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What about preventing the disease in the first place? See the previous video Preventing Parkinson's Disease With Diet.
The serotonin story I mentioned explaining the crowding out of precursor amino acids at the blood-brain barrier is described in my three-part series The Wrong Way to Boost Serotonin, A Better Way to Boost Serotonin, and The Best Way to Boost Serotonin.
More on the risks and benefits of coffee and caffeine in Coffee and Cancer and What About the Caffeine?
And more on what fiber can do for us in videos like:
How Fiber Lowers Cholesterol
Fawning Over Flora
Boosting Good Bacteria in the Colon Without Probiotics
What Women Should Eat to Live Longer
For more context, check out my associated blog post: Treating Parkinson's Disease with Diet
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