Improvement of parkinsonian features correlate with high plasma levodopa values after broad bean (Vicia faba) consumption.

@article{Rabey1992ImprovementOP,
  title={Improvement of parkinsonian features correlate with high plasma levodopa values after broad bean (Vicia faba) consumption.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Martin Rabey and Yaffa Vered and Hertzel Shabtai and Eran Graff and Amos D. Korczyn},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={55 8},
  pages={725-7}
}
Five healthy volunteers and six patients with Parkinson's disease (PD) ate 250 g cooked broad beans after 12 hours without treatment. During the next four hours a substantial clinical improvement was noted, three patients showed severe dyskinesias, and plasma levodopa concentrations rose. 

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