Diet and Parkinsonís Disease, by "The Parkinson Dietitian," Kathrynne Holden. She specializes in the unique nutrition needs of people with PD. She maintains a priv ate practice, conducts seminars and classes, and continues to research nutrition and Parkinson issues.
156 pagesLarge type, comb-bound, to lie flat -- easy to hold, easy to follow recipes: Ch. 1: Timing meals and levodopa: Ch. 2: Controlling constipation // preventing bowel impaction;
: Ch. 3 The importance of fluids // preventing dehydration;
: Ch. 4: Parkinson's and bone health;
: Ch. 5: B vitamin needs // B6 and levodop;: Ch. 6: Dry mouth, dry eyes, thirst;: Ch. 7: Dealing with heartburn / reflux / ulcers / hiatal hernia;: Ch. 8: Food, mood, and stress;: Ch. 9: Unplanned weight loss // why it can be a problem, how to prevent it;
: Ch. 10: Chewing and swallowing difficulties;
: Ch. 11: Protein and levodopa;
: Ch. 12: Menus in the 7:1 ratio;
Ch. 13: Recipes;Ch. 14: Shopping List;: Ch. 15: Medications that mimic Parkinson's disease;
: Appendices listing resources for people with Parkinson's disease and caregivers.