Neurology 2021 02 6;96(6):e895-e903. Epub 2021 Jan 6.
From the Department of Statistics and Quantitative Methods (E.H., R.B.), University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan; Institute for Biomedicine, Eurac Research (E.H.), Affiliated Institute of the University of Lübeck, Bolzano, Italy; Clinical Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine (Solna) (Y.T.L., S.B.), and Department of Medical Epidemiology and Biostatistics (W.Y., H.-O.A., R.B.), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm; Obesity Center, Academic Specialist Center (Y.T.L.), Stockholm Health Services, Sweden; Functional Food and Metabolic Stress Prevention Laboratory, Faculty of BioSciences and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment (M.S.), University of Teramo, Italy; and Clinical Effectiveness Research Group, Institute of Health (H.-O.A.), University of Oslo, Norway.
Objective: To determine whether high baseline dietary antioxidants and total nonenzymatic antioxidant capacity (NEAC) is associated with a lower risk of Parkinson disease (PD) in men and women, we prospectively studied 43,865 men and women from a large Swedish cohort.
Methods: In the Swedish National March Cohort, 43,865 men and women aged 18-94 years were followed through record linkages to National Health Registries from 1997 until 2016. Baseline dietary vitamin E, vitamin C, and beta-carotene intake, as well as NEAC, were assessed by a validated food frequency questionnaire collected at baseline. Read More