Dietary antioxidants and risk of Parkinson's disease in two population‐based cohorts

  title={Dietary antioxidants and risk of Parkinson's disease in two population‐based cohorts},
  author={Fei Yang and Alicja Wolk and Niclas H{\aa}kansson and Nancy L Pedersen and Karin Wirdefeldt},
  booktitle={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
BACKGROUND A neuroprotective effect of dietary antioxidants on Parkinson's disease (PD) risk has been suggested, but epidemiological evidence is limited. OBJECTIVES To examine the associations between intake of dietary antioxidant vitamins and total antioxidant capacity and risk of PD. METHODS We prospectively assessed the relationships of dietary antioxidant vitamins C and E, ß-carotene, and total antioxidant capacity with PD risk in two population-based cohorts (38,937 women and 45,837… CONTINUE READING
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