VITAMIN B12 AND B6 RISK FOR PARKINSON DISEASE – (12-04-06)By
Dietary folate, vitamin B12, and vitamin B6 and the risk of Parkinson disease
Some interesting findings in this study. First of all, they looked at dietary intake, NOT supplements, and found that higher levels of B6 were very protective for Parkinson’s (decreased risk over 50%), but ONLY in smokers. Don’t ask me yet what the mechanism of this protection is, but I’m sure we’ll have an answer in another 10 yrs or so..
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Since acquiring a passion for how the body works in chiropractic school, I have continued to indulge this desire by reading some 120 peer reviewed medical journals per month. I’m always learning more about how to help people avoid chronic diseases like diabetes, heart disease, dementia, osteoporosis, obesity and cancer, and pass along this information in my blog. There are currently almost 2,000 posts cataloged on almost every health topic imaginable. Click Here for more bio information