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High Dietary Intake of Vitamin E May Be Protective Against Parkinson Disease

January 02, 2008 | 2,226 views

A number of researchers have theorized that, in patients with Parkinson disease, dopaminergic cell loss might be due to increased free radical production and an inadequate antioxidant defense system. Researchers found a dose-dependent inverse association between high intake of vitamin E and Parkinson disease that did not appear to be affected by the stage of disease. The Rotterdam team found no protective effect against Parkinson disease associated with flavonoid, vitamin C or beta carotene intake.

Arch Neurol 1997;54:762-765.


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