We hear it all the time, whether we have Parkinson’s disease (PD) or not: Eat a healthy, balanced diet. But what does that mean? What’s healthy and what’s balanced?
To answer this and other common diet questions, I spoke with movement disorder and culinary medicine specialist, Erin Presant, DO. Our conversation covers plants, protein, probiotics and much more.
Whether you want to boost brain health, limit Parkinson’s risk or ease PD symptoms, food is a tool you can use to feel and live better. What positive steps can you take today?
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