Parkinson's Disease: Sufferers Who Eat More Flavonoids May Live Longer

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Foods that are rich in flavonoids are associated with lower death risk in patients.

Red wine and berries could help increase the life expectancy of those with Parkinson's disease. 

New research from Queen's University in Belfast found that Parkinson's sufferers who ate more flavonoids, found in foods like certain fruits, cocoa, tea and red wine, tended to live longer than those who didn't. 

Foods that are rich in flavonoids are associated with lower death risk in patients.

More than 10 million people worldwide are living with the disease which is caused by the brain not making enough dopamine and leads to tremors, stiffness and problems with balance.

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