Nutrition

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23 Jun: [Webinar Recording] YOPD Council: Nutrition

One of the most common questions we’re asked is this: “What should I eat now that I’ve been diagnosed with Parkinson’s?” The answer is that there is no one answer. Just as each person with Parkinson’s experiences different symptoms, each person reacts differently to different types of diets. During this session, our panel members, along with a registered dietician who also has Parkinson’s, talk about food as medicine.
Bowl. of vegetables, chickpeas, and limes

01 Jun: Can a plant-based diet affect the development, management, and progression of Parkinson’s?

While there is no one-size-fits-all nutritional plan for Parkinson’s, increasing evidence suggests that a particular way of eating may impact the development, progression, and management of Parkinson’s. It’s the same way of eating that has been proven, again and again, to reduce the risk of diseases such as cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, obesity, intestinal problems, stroke, and cancer. It has been shown to boost energy and promote heart and brain health. And it is also recommended by countless Parkinson’s experts. So, what is it? A plant-based, whole-foods eating plan, known popularly as “the Mediterranean diet.”