Food & Nutrient Concerns in Parkinson’s Disease

Food and nutrient interventions have been shown to treat the underlying pathophysiology of Parkinson’s Disease. Optimizing antioxidant function is essential and includes the folllowing:

-Coenzyme Q10: 200mg per day
-Vitamin C: 1000 mg per day
-Vitamin E: 400 IU per day
-Alpha lipoic acid: 200 mg per day
-N-acetyl cysteine: 800 mg per day
-Acetyl-L-carnitine: 800 mg per day
-Vitamin D3: 4000 IU per day
-Beta carotene: 25,000 IU per day

Other factors to consider are:

Reducing inflammation with DHA: 1200 mg per day as a supplement
Attention to lifestyle issues including exercise and weight management