Nutrition and Parkinson's
Steps To a Healthy Diet
1. Examine your diet. Print and complete a diet log over the next 7 days daily.
2. Score your diet. Use the information recorded in your daily diet log to complete your Personal Nutrition Summary questionnaire (click here to print a copy of your survey for completion). See information below for more information about categories of foods and their role in your diet.
3. Take Action for Change. The next step is to identify areas for improvement in your diet and chose or prioritize one area for change.
Note: This exercise is designed to help you identify areas for improvement in your diet. I It does not take the place of your doctor, nutritional counseling. It is important to talk with your doctor or nutritionist before making any diet changes. This is especially true if you have diabetes, heart disease, high cholesterol high blood pressure or kidney disease.
My Personal Nutrition Survey (Survey Print version). Print and complete your survey using information you have gathered from your diet log. Click on the categories or food groups below to learn more about how these foods contribute to a healthy diet. Carbohydrates Glycemic Index
Fats Fats Omega 3 fats
Take Action for Change. Record Your Average Scores by circling the appropriate number on your Change My Diet form. Use this form to identify the change in diet that you commit to doing over the year.
Author: Monique Giroux, MD