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Show Detail: Eat Well with Parkinson's - Ep2, Power Foods for Parkinson's 05-13-2024



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Culinary Arts


Barbara Jo Howard for Stony Brook Southampton Hospital


Eat Well with Parkinson's



This episode from "Eat Well with Parkinson's" series, hosted by Sarah and Paula, delves into the significance of nutrition in managing Parkinson's disease, focusing on power foods that are particularly beneficial for brain health. They discuss how certain foods can support brain function and overall health for individuals living with Parkinson's. The hosts emphasize the importance of incorporating foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids, antioxidants, and other brain-supportive nutrients into the diet. They recommend consuming fish twice a week due to its high content of healthy fats essential for brain health. Recipe Demonstrations: Paula demonstrates how to prepare fish tacos with pear and red cabbage slaw, highlighting the use of light, nutritious ingredients that are easy to prepare and beneficial for those with Parkinson's. The inclusion of omega-rich fish and fiber-loaded cabbage caters to dietary needs that support brain function. Nutritional Advice: The hosts provide insights into why these foods are beneficial, including the role of omega-3 fatty acids in maintaining cell membrane health in the brain and how antioxidants from fruits and vegetables can support cognitive functions. ?? Practical Cooking Tips: The episode also offers practical advice on cooking methods that preserve the nutritional integrity of food while making the meal preparation process easier for individuals with Parkinson's, focusing on tools and techniques that simplify kitchen tasks. Filmed at LTV Studios in Wainscott NY, 11975 on 5/13/24

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