Are there dietary options that are beneficial in the management of Parkinson disease (PD)?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Robert A Hauser, MD, MBA; Chief Editor: Selim R Benbadis, MD  more...
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Some studies have shown mild motor benefit with Mucuna pruriens (cowhage, velvet bean), which contain levodopa, and Vicia faba (broad or fava bean) may have short-term benefits. [77] However, additional studies are needed.


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