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Studies by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) at NIH are looking at the neuroprotective qualities of diets rich in B vitamins and antioxidant phytochemicals. These nutrients have been shown to forestall and possibly reverse some of the neurological changes associated with age-related neurodegenerative conditions such as PD.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Report. http://thomas.loc.gov/cgi-bin/cpquery/?&sid=cp108LEyox&refer=&r_n=sr345.108&db_id=108&item=&sel=TOC_508281&. Published 2005

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Title
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine Report
Publication Date
Published 2005
Authors
National Institutes of Health, National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, NIH
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