Low-protein and protein-redistribution diets for Parkinson's disease patients with motor fluctuations: A systematic review

Emanuele Cereda, Michela Barichella, Carlo Pedrolli, Gianni Pezzoli

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Abstract

The American Academy of Neurology suggests advising the redistribution of daily protein meal content to every Parkinson's disease (PD) patient with motor fluctuations during levodopa treatment. However, no comprehensive evaluation of this complementary therapy has been performed. A systematic review of intervention studies investigating the neurologic outcome of low-protein (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2021-2034
Number of pages14
JournalMovement Disorders
Volume25
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Oct 15 2010

Keywords

  • Levodopa
  • Low-Protein diet
  • Motor fluctuations
  • Parkinson's disease
  • Protein-Redistribution diet

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology

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