Preventing Parkinson’s. Diseases like Parkinsons and Alzheimers are diseases caused by lifestyle. Unfortunately, this info rarely makes it to the general public, and, even worse, never makes it to the children of patients being diagnosed. Which means this rapid increase in the incidence of neurodegenerative disorders will not stop for several generations because the ones that need to be educated NOW to prevent the disease in 20 years and not being educated.
The bottom line is that oxidative damage to brain cells leads to cell death. Great when it happens for a few years in college, but years upon years of poor dietary choices, toxic environmental exposures and prediabetes (YES–prediabetes is a large risk factor) leads to accumulated deaths of cells in important regions of the brain. Answers lie in stress management, “brain exercising,” high phytonutrient diet, exercising, strong intake of healthy fats, no intake of unhealthy fats and minimizing our exposure to chemicals.