Effect of daytime protein restriction on nutrient intakes of free-living Parkinson's disease patients.

@article{Par1992EffectOD,
  title={Effect of daytime protein restriction on nutrient intakes of free-living Parkinson's disease patients.},
  author={S Par{\'e} and Susan I Barr and Scott E. Ross},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1992},
  volume={55 3},
  pages={701-7}
}
Studies have shown that severe daytime restriction of dietary protein improves the efficacy of L-dopa and reduces response fluctuations in some Parkinson's disease (PD) patients. This study investigated the nutritional adequacy of the daytime restricted-protein diet. Eleven free-living PD patients suffering from unpredictable response fluctuations to L-dopa were counseled to limit protein intake to approximately 10 g before 1700. Three sets of 6-d food records obtained during the 8-wk study… CONTINUE READING
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