Health & Beauty Tips # 11: PROTEIN WARS by Dr. De Leon

Revisiting one of the main reasons so many of us have fluctuations in our pd symptoms and is not always caused by eating protein based products. There are a lot of components that can lead to malabsorption including gi infections, generic drugs, and gut motility to name a few…..

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Health & Beauty Tips # 11: PROTEIN WARS by Dr. De Leon

I supposed it has become somewhat like reciting DOGMA to most of us that have Parkinson’s Disease:
“DO NOT TAKE PROTEIN, PROTEIN IS BAD!”
Like all other myths, this one too is based on half truths….
Ever since I can remember from my training days…the war has been waging over how much protein intake is too much or even if protein should be consumed at all?
When is protein intake too much? How do you know? And is this the culprit of most Parkinson’s motor fluctuations?
These are some of the questions I will attempt to answer in this piece today……

First, we have to keep in mind that Parkinson’s disease is a very heterogeneous entity -everyone is as unique as a snowflake or as our own individual fingerprints!
Therefore, one answer DOES NOT & WILL NEVER FIT ALL!!!
Hence, the answer to this dilemma is as varied and unique to…

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