Eating peppers may help reduce the risk of Parkinson’s disease

As you may know this disease effects the neurons, and symptoms are displayed in motor difficulties in the affected individual. Shakes and tremors on one side or on both sides of the body, specifically the limbs, hands, arms and legs may be visible. Some studies show that nicotine have a neuroprotective effect and can help reduce the risk of illnesses such as Parkinson’s disease. Most commonly nicotine is associated with smoking cigarettes, and this is also something which helps protect from degeneration in neurons, however of course this is not recommended due to the other negative effects they may have. However some foods also contain some amount of nicotine, and one of these is common peppers.

This is why both for those who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, or those working to prevent it are recommended eating peppers regularly. Peppers are in the same vegetable family as tomatoes, potatoes and of course tobacco. Currently as both cause and cure for Parkinson’s disease is unknown taking steps to prevent it is of vital importance for anyone. Often the things which are preventive measures for these type of diseases also carry with them many other health benefits, meaning that there are simply only good reasons to take part in such things.

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Ensuring that you have peppers as part of your diet is important, but of course you need to ensure a good varied diet including many veggies to ensure that no deficiency is present, and promote good health for your body and mind. Deficiency in vitamins and minerals, lack of exercise for the brain as well as for the body will cause greater risk to be inflicted not only with Parkinson’s disease, but also things like dementia and Alzheimer’s disease.