Major nutritional issues in the management of Parkinson's disease.

  title={Major nutritional issues in the management of Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Michela Barichella and Emanuele Cereda and Gianni Pezzoli},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  volume={24 13},
As with other neurodegenerative diseases, neurologic and nutritional elements may interact affecting each other in Parkinson's disease (PD). However, the long-term effects of such interactions on prognosis and outcome have not been given much attention and are poorly addressed by current research. Factors contributing to the clinical conditions of patients with PD are not only the basic features of PD, progression of disease, and the therapeutic approach but also fiber and nutrient intakes (in… CONTINUE READING