Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, said the NHS. You could lower your risk of Parkinson’s symptoms by simply eating more salmon, it’s been revealed.
Parkinson’s is caused by a loss of nerve cells in a specific part of the brain.
These nerve cells are used to help send messages between the brain and the nervous system.
Parkinson’s disease symptoms tend to develop gradually, and only appear as mild at first.
But, regularly eating salmon may help to protect against some of the common signs of Parkinson’s.
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“While there is no prescription for a PD-specific diet, to maintain overall good health most people living with Parkinson’s disease should eat a variety of whole grains, vegetables, fruits, milk and dairy products, and protein-rich foods such as meat and beans,” said the charity.
“The right foods will also optimise your medications, keep your bones strong, fight constipation and weight loss and maintain general health and fitness.
“Snack on small quantities of walnuts, cashews and other nuts to promote brain health.
“Also try to incorporate berries, which contain beneficial antioxidants, and foods that may have anti-inflammatory effects in the brain, like salmon, tuna and dark, leafy green vegetables.”