Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds

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Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds
Tue, 05-14-2013 - 12:25pm

According to Health Day News, eating peppers can lower a person's risk for Parkinson's Disease. "Eating vegetables that naturally contain nicotine, such as peppers and tomatoes, may reduce your risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.

Previous research has found that smoking and other types of tobacco use are associated with a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, and it is believed that nicotine provides the protective effect. Tobacco belongs to a plant family called Solanaceaeand some plants in this family are edible sources of nicotine." read more

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