Nutritional status and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan.

@article{Okamoto2007NutritionalSA,
  title={Nutritional status and risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis in Japan.},
  author={Kazushi Okamoto and Tameko Kihira and Tomoyoshi Kondo and G. Kobashi and Masakazu Washio and Satoshi Sasaki and Tetsuji Yokoyama and Yoshihiro Miyake and Naomasa Sakamoto and Yutaka Inaba and Masaki Nagai},
  journal={Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis : official publication of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases},
  year={2007},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={300-4}
}
Only a few human studies have reported the relationship between dietary factors and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). We therefore analyzed the relationship between macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein and fat) and the risk of ALS using a case-control study in Japan. The study comprised 153 ALS patients diagnosed by the El Escorial World… CONTINUE READING